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Buffware bowl with potmark

Ware type: buffware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: light orange; no burnishing Vessel Condition: incomplete, and in thirteen fragments Decoration: pot mark in the rough shape of a harpoon Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/7]. 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–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 25 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-881c

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels