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Convex bowl

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Ware type: Marl? or redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex sides Rim type: plain, inverted; but painted with a band of red Base: flat Surface Condition: orange color, fine temper Vessel Condition: good Decoration: band of red only at rim; drips down sides in 2 spots Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/1]. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 12 cm (2 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5524

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels