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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 916

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 15.5 cm (2 9/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5407

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, carinated
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white deposits; interior slipped but not burnished or polished
Vessel Condition: complete in 3 fragments
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 916 [M/916/1]. 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