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Small broken bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 913

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 9.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5358

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: nile silt [redware?]
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain, slightly carinated
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smooth red-brown color; no slip or burnish
Vessel Condition: nearly complete in 7 pieces
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 913 [M/913/b].
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