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Oval bowl

Ware type: R Ware Vessel type: Bowl Profile: Straight/ irregular Rim type: Plain Base: Flat Surface Condition: Rough, white film around rim. Vessel Condition: Good, one rim chip. Decoration: Other: Unevenly made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 857 [M/857/1]. 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 I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 16 cm (2 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5500

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels