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Marl bowl

Ware type: S ware- Marl Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: smooth, black stained interior; streaky burnishing Vessel Condition: nearly complete; 2 fragments; some cracks on body Decoration: Other: pot mark on side like an inverted V; could be a volume...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 952, no. 1. [M/952/1]. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 23 cm (4 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5309

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels