Naqada III, 3300–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 837
Overall: 7.5 x 11.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided, sloping inward above the carinated angle
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: smooth; brownish red slip inside and out
Vessel Condition: flaking at base
Other: unusual shape
From Mesaid tomb 837 [M/837]. Apparently in grave photo, but not listed on tomb card; In object register though.
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