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Round bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 871

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5503

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: smooth; black area at rim
Vessel Condition: complete in three pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 871 [M/871/b]. 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