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R ware bowl

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: rounded with a groove around the lower mid-section Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough Vessel Condition: good- complete Decoration: none Other: mislabeled as 769/1

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 769 [labeled M/769/1 but is actually not 1 on the tomb card]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 13 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5812.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels