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Carinated bowl

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Red polished ware bowl with unworked rim and carination in lower portion of vessel. Exterior treatment is well burnished, though some paint has worn away.

Provenance

1903: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Luxor, Egypt for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x depth: 9.7 x 21cm (3 13/16 x 8 1/4in.)

Accession Number

03.1591

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels