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C ware bowl with dots and lines

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Red "C ware"; straight sides, flat base, plain rim; decorated interior - spotted design painted in yellow with 4 set of 2 vertical lines at regular intervals, circles or spiral on base; exterior polished?; cracked; broken and mended.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 41, no. 3 [M/41/3]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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: 6.4 x 16.5 cm (2 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.309

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels