Redware bowl with potmark
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955
Overall: 7 x 12 cm (2 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: red or buff ware
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: plain; slightlyinverted
Surface Condition: slipped red or buff ware
Vessel Condition: 6 (six) fragments; complete
Other: potmark: two wet-incised lines like ” ( ) ” rotated 90 degrees. Possibly indicator of measurement.
From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 8 [M/955/8]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition