Thick-walled bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 849

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5483

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flattened
Surface Condition: smoothed Nile silt, turning marks on interior
Vessel Condition:
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 849 [M/849/2]. Object register erroneously assigns this to 809.
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