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Carinated bowl

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Ware type: Nile silt Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided, sloping inward above the carinated angle Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: smooth; brownish red slip inside and out Vessel Condition: flaking at base Decoration: none Other: unusual shape

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 837 [M/837]. Apparently in grave photo, but not listed on tomb card; In object register though. 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 III, 3300–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 11.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5493

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels