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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 865

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 14.5 cm (2 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5439

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: eroding; white deposits
Vessel Condition: rim chips, 1 crack
Decoration: none
Other: 3 gashes on side

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 865 [M/865/b]. 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