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Redware bowl

Ware type: Redware (P Ware) Vessel type: large bowl Profile: convex sides Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: burnished interior, exterior; streaky Vessel Condition: six fragments; good; 95% complete Decoration: Other: potmark near base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. 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, Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 25 cm (4 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-663

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels