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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, smoke smudging on exterior Vessel Condition: complete except a rim piece missing Decoration: none Other: "18" on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 722 [M/722/1]. 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: 6.5 x 16 cm (2 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5468

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels