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Small bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 8 cm (1 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5289

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior slipped; exterior not well smoothed
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
Other: potmark may be volume indicator shaped like >.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910 [M/910/g]. Object is not on tomb card (6/04). 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