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Black-topped redware bowl

Ware type: crude black-topped redware? Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain, inverted Base: flat, but irregular Surface Condition: some areas of black on red slipped ground Vessel Condition: large areas of surface damage. Crudely formed; impressions from fingers visible Decoration:...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 739 [M/739/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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 13.5 cm (3 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5373

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels