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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 627

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 22 cm (3 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1023

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: rolled, carinated profile
Base: flat
Surface Condition: redware with a worn slip on the interior
Vessel Condition: OK- 1 rim chip, few cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 627 [M/627/1]. 1913: 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