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Large straight-sided redware bowl

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Very large straight-sided redware bowl (P ware). It has an asymmetrical mouth. The interior is polished and a darker red. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 18, no. 1 [M/18/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10 x 36.5 cm (3 15/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.34970

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels