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Small bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-518

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white encrustations
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: Possible potmark- “Mr” sign [volume indicator?]
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/643/3]. 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