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Small red bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 10.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5290

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: good; reddish and smooth
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 910, no. 4. M/910/4. 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