Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 833

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 22 cm (3 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5442

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: rim and interior slipped and burnished
Vessel Condition: good; 2 rim chips
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/1].
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