Unslipped redware bowl
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 666
Overall: 10.5 x 5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: rolled
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
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition