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R ware bowl

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: slightly concave Rim type: slightly rolled Base: flat; made from a separate piece of clay Surface Condition: smooth interior; brown-orange color Vessel Condition: good; 1 crack Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 865 [M/865/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: 6 x 19 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5436

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels