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Deep redware bowl

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex, deep sides Rim type: plain, inverted Base: flat, button type Surface Condition: deep red color, slipped and polished on exterior; some white deposits Vessel Condition: slightly uneven construction but good condition Decoration:...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 769 [M/769/b]. NOT ON TOMB CARD. MAY BE MISATTRIBUTED IN THE OBJECT REGISTER. could be 879/1? 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5376

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels