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Buff ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 984

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 16.5 cm (3 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5324

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Buff ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, slightly inverted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smoothed, self-slipped or unslipped
Vessel Condition: complete in 6 pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 984 [M/984/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