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Black-topped redware bowl

Ware type: Black-topped redware [B ware] Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: black interior extends to less than one inch at rim's exterior; exterior has streaky red burnishing Vessel Condition: incomplete in two pieces; missing rim...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 820 [M/820/1]. 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 Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 27.5 cm (4 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5486

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels