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Large redware bowl

Ware type: P ware (Redware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: interior is slipped and burnished, but has large black stains Vessel Condition: incomplete and in four fragments; was previously glued Decoration: none Other: included is one rim...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 959 [M/959/a]. 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: 13.5 x 29 cm (5 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5541

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels