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Heavy black-topped redware bowl

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: interior black; exterior has a narrow margin of black on rim Vessel Condition: complete in 8 pieces Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 992 [M/992/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: 10.5 x 25 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5392

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels