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Slipped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 786

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 16 cm (3 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1250

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware (P ware)
Vessel type: irregular bowl
Profile: straight-sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: redware, slipped interior
Vessel Condition:
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 786 [M/786/4]. 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