Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 191

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 24.5 cm (4 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (p-ware)
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: tall and straight sided
Rim type: plain, small chip
Base: flat
Surface Condition: good; slipped and burnished interior to outer rim
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191[M/191/6]. 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