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Large unslipped redware bowl

Ware type: Redware (P Ware) Vessel type: Bowl Profile: Convex Rim type: Plain Base: Flat Surface Condition: Interior smooth, exterior encrusted with salt. Black stains on all pieces. Vessel Condition: Incomplete in three pieces Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/8]. 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 x 26 cm (3 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-881A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels