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Redware bowl with snake potmark

Ware type: Redware (P Ware) Vessel type: Bowl Profile: Straight Rim type: Plain Base: Flat Surface Condition: Interior slip and horizontal burnishing streaks Vessel Condition: Two Fragments; 75% complete Decoration: Other: Potmark of snake and two triangles similar to M/17/2. Similar to snake...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 813. could be "red washed in bowl" notation 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 26.5 cm (4 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5404

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels