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Redware bowl

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: flat, everted Base: flat Surface Condition: red burnished interior; exterior eroded Vessel Condition: complete in 3 fragments Decoration: none Other: '30' written on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 890 [M/890/1]. 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: 6.5 x 23 cm (2 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5513

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels