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Large orange bowl

Ware type: Redware? (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain, slightly carinated Base: flat Surface Condition: orange color; fine temper Vessel Condition: 4 fragments; large crack in body Decoration: Other: 2 gashes made when it was wet clay on cracked side

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 919 [M/919/1]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 28 cm (3 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

13.5426

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels