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Redware bowl with potmark

Ware type: Redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: interior; vertical streaky burnish Vessel Condition: incomplete in 7 fragments Decoration: Other: black stains on surface; potmark of 2 parallel lines and a perpendicular slash (could be an indication...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 4. [M/955/4]. 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: 10.5 x 24 cm (4 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5333

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels