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Small fine bowl

Ware type: Marl? Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: orange color, fine fabric; slipped but no burnish Vessel Condition: complete except for a rim piece Decoration: none Other: potmark on side may be volume indicator; shaped like 2 vertical gashes...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910 [M/910/l] also see M/910/C (incorrect, previous number). 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 9 cm (1 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5806.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels