R ware bowl with potmark
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764
Overall: 6 x 11 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain; chipped
Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: potmark in the shape of a butterfly? [double triangle with a question mark in the middle]
From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/10]. 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