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Black-topped redware bowl

Ware type: Black-topped redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: horizontal burnishing on interior Vessel Condition: 1 large rim piece missing Decoration: none Other: thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/1]. 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 18.5 cm (3 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5428

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels