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R ware bowl

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Ware type: R ware, but nice Body type: conical dish Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain, slightly chipped Base: conical, with a groove around exterior Surface Condition: good Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191[M/191/9]. 1910: 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/9

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels