Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 190

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 28.5 cm (4 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/190/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: polished Redware [P-ware]
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior slipped and burnished/polished
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration: none
Other: a black ink number “5” is written on the base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 190 [M/190/2]. 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