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Small bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 952

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 10.5 cm (2 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5312

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: 
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: light red fabric, light exterior
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, and in four fragments
Decoration: none
Other: series of fingerprints around upper half of body

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 952, no. 3 [M/952/3]. 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