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Large redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 749

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 29 cm (4 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5356

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sides
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior slipped and burnished; worn
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 10 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 746 [M/749/1]. 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