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Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 890

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 23 cm (2 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5513

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: flat, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: red burnished interior; exterior eroded
Vessel Condition: complete in 3 fragments
Decoration: none
Other: ‘30’ written on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 890 [M/890/1]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition