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Crudely formed deep bowl

Ware type: Red brown ware (not quite R ware or redware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex sided Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: red brown color Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other: very thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 786 [M/786/10]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 10.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1247a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels