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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 17 cm (4 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5339

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: streaky vertical burnishing marks
Vessel Condition: complete, but in eleven fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

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