Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 217

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 19 cm (3 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/217/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Profile: slightly carinated
Rim type: inverted plain rim with one chip missing
Base: flat, with small hole
Surface Condition: unpolished interior

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 217 [M/217/3]. 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