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Black incised bowl

Dark gray ware; burnished inside and out with incised decoration of lines and dots, filled with white.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 789 [M/789/4]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I (Amratian) 3850–3650 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Accession Number

13.3932

Medium or Technique

Nile silt clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels