Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955
Overall: 13 x 23 cm (5 1/8 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: P ware (Redware)
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: smooth unslipped exterior; interior has dark streaks from slip and burnish
Vessel Condition: 14 pieces, 1 rim piece missing
Other: a wet incised potmark on exterior; 2 intersecting curved lines like a Arabic number 7 (upsidedown V); could be an indication of volume measurment
From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 2 [M/955/2]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition