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Thick-walled bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 786

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 12 cm (2 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1249

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: coarse red-brown ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, crude
Base: round
Surface Condition: coarse red-brown ware
Vessel Condition: chips at rim
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 786 [M/786/8]. 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