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R ware bowl

Ware type: R ware bowl Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: inverted, plain Base: flat Surface Condition: bullseye at base; smoke smudged Vessel Condition: good; thick walled Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/8]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5449

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels