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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 862

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 26 cm (5 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5367

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: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: exterior unslipped, interior slipped but no burnish
Vessel Condition: complete in 4 pieces
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 862 [M/862]. Not on tomb card. Could be from 862, debris instead.
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