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Small bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 912

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 10 cm (1 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5315

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: eroded and worn; brown color; heavy fabric
Vessel Condition: not good
Decoration:
Other: possible volume indicator potmark obscured by encrustation- gash on side near base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 912 [M/912/a]. 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