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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 663

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 10.5 cm (1 3/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5463

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: orange color; interior burnishing; white deposits on half the vessel
Vessel Condition: complete in 2 fragments
Decoration:none
Other: “30” on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 663 [M/663/a]. 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