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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 841

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 18 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5496

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Concave
Rim type: Flat
Base: Plain
Surface Condition: Slip and burnish on interior and rim
Vessel Condition: Seven pieces complete
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 841[M/841/2]. 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