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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 15.5 cm (2 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5341

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P Ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: concave
Rim type: plain, flaring
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior and exterior are slipped, but not burnished
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, but in four fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/f]. 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