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Concave redware bowl

Ware type: Redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: concave Rim type: rolled Base: flat Surface Condition: interior has nice swirling burnish; exterior is slipped and has a wide band of burnishing near rim. Vessel Condition: incomplete in four pieces Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 959 [M/959/b]. 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: 13 x 33 cm (5 1/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

13.5327

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels