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Cross-lined bowl fragment with grain stalks

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Fragment of a bowl, with red ground; painted design of grain-heads in yellow.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) grave number unknown. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt. See notes. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

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Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.5 x 11.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.300

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels