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Redware bowl

Redware bowl, complete in three pieces; flat base, plain rim, burnished interior, potmark on base in the shape of a rectangle with a line through its short width.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 522 [M/522/1]. 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 28.5 cm (4 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-753

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels