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R ware bowl

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: smoothed; air bubbles produced holes in surface Vessel Condition: ok; one rim piece broken off, but present Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 871 [M/871/c]. 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 11 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5504

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels