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Small bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 899

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 9 cm (1 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5429

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Buffware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: uneven plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: cream slip; white deposit on interior
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 899 [M/899]. 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