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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 613

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 27 cm (5 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1144

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain, chipped
Base: flat
Surface Condition: dark red interior slip and burnish
Vessel Condition: good; salt deposits
Decoration: none
Other: warped rim shape- kind of oval

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 613 [M/613/1]. 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