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Miniature bowl

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl [miniature] Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat; decayed Surface Condition: smooth interior surface Vessel Condition: good excpet for base Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/5]. 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: 5 x 11 cm (1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5525

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels