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Crude cup or bowl

Ware type: R ware? Vessel type: bowl or cup Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: rounded flat Surface Condition: eroded area; dark brown color; not exactly R ware but crude Vessel Condition: not good Decoration: Other: crudely hand modeled

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 559 [M/559/1]. 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–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1020

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels