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Small redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 642

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 7.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1171

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: redware with rusty patches
Vessel Condition: complete and in good condition except for one rim chip
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 642 [M/642/4]. 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