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Black-topped redware bowl

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Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain, slightly carinated Base: flat Surface Condition: a few dings on the surface, otherwise ok Vessel Condition: one rim chip missing Decoration: none Other: "19" written in black on the base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 784, no. 1 [M/784/1]. 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: 18.5 x 8.5 cm (7 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5321

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels