Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 974

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 28 cm (4 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

13.5344

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: exterior shows signs of turning. Also there are a few light colored stains. Interior slipped and burnished, with black stain on interior base.
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 974, no. 1 [M/974/1]. 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