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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 805

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 25.5 cm (4 1/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5306

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
Base: Plain/slightly rolled
Surface Condition: Slipped, exterior comb marks
Vessel Condition: Complete in seven pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 805, no. 3 [M/805/3]. 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