Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 863

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 13 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5502

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: small flat
Surface Condition: interior slipped and burnished; white deposits
Vessel Condition: good; few rim chipes
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 863 [M/863]. 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