Small redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II
3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 230

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 10 cm (2 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/230/14

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small redware bowl, round base, plain rim, evidence of turning. Intentionally perforated at base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 230 [M/230/14]. 1910: 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