Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 22 cm (5 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/231/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large redware bowl; washed and lightly burnished but no shiny polish to it; small flat base, inverted plain rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 231[M/231/3]. 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