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Small red bowl

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: good; reddish and smooth Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 910, no. 4. M/910/4. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 10.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5290

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels