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Unslipped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 666

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5349

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: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: unslipped redware; black smudges on exterior; white deposits
Vessel Condition: cracked
Decoration: potmark in the shape of a gash; could be a volume indicator
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/3]. 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