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Large R ware bowl with pot mark

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: thick, rolled Base: flat Surface Condition: light orange color Vessel Condition: not good- body cracked; complete in three pieces Decoration: Other: pot mark in the shape of the letter "V"

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 986 [M/986/d]. 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–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 30 cm (5 1/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5403

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels