Smooth brown bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 908

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 14 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5518

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: dull reddish-brown; smooth no big chunks of temper like R ware
Vessel Condition: good; 1 rim chip missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 908 [M/908/a]. 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