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Buff ware bowl

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Ware type: Redware? Vessel type: Profile: convex sides Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: buff colored; smoothed and slipped Vessel Condition: good; a few small rim chips Decoration: none Other: potmark on side shaped like < may be a volume indicator

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 915 [M/915/b]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 10 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5521

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels