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Large black-topped redware bowl

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Ware type: B ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: streaky burnished exterior with patches of erosion Vessel Condition: ok condition Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 717 [M/717/2]. 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: 11 x 26 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1202

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels