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Black-topped redware bowl

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex sides Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: black inside to just the area of the rim on exterior. Vessel Condition: 5 fragments; 95% complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/6]. 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

Egyptian, Predynastic, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 16.5 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5453

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels