Requires Photography

Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 826

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 18.5 cm (2 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5489

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: red slip and burnish; filmy coating
Vessel Condition: good; small crack at rim
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 826 [M/826/1]. 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