Redware bowl with potmark
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955
Overall: 10.5 x 24 cm (4 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: interior; vertical streaky burnish
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 7 fragments
Other: black stains on surface; potmark of 2 parallel lines and a perpendicular slash (could be an indication of volume)
From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 4. [M/955/4]. 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