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Miniature bowl

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: short cup Profile: convex Rim type: plain, broken Base: round Surface Condition: slipped with red, but worn Vessel Condition: rim broken, otherwise complete Decoration: Other: thick

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. debris 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: 5.5 x 7 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-507

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels