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Deep redware bowl

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: lumpy air bubbles on the exterior, vertical striations on the interior. Vessel Condition: complete but in six total fragments Decoration: Pot mark of three diagonal lines and a D-shaped...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/18]. 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, Nagada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 29 cm (6 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-516

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels