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Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Qena, 2088

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 17 cm (2 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5198

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: interior slipped red and burnished
Vessel Condition: complete in 4 fragments
Decoration:
Other: an unusual form: 2 rectangular ledge handles, each with 2 small holes along the vertical axis.

Provenance

From Qena, K/2088/3. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition