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Small redware bowl

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: orange fabric; grooves from turning visible on the interior Vessel Condition: complete; good Decoration: none Other: slight gash on side near base may be a volume indicator potmark

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 881 [M/881/a]. 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: 4 x 9 cm (1 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5509

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels