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Small red brown ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 984

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 6 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5325

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Red brown ware [Nile silt]
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight
Rim type: irregular
Base: flat
Surface Condition: dark brown with fire blackened areas
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 984 [M/984/1]. 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