Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 138

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 22 cm (2 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/138/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl; interior polished but nearly worn off; flat base; flat everted rim. Additional number 5 in black ink on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 138 [M/138/6] 1910: 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