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R ware bowl

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: rolled Base: round Surface Condition: wet-smoothed on upper half Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other: groove around the base, as if from sitting on a ring stand.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 944, no. 4 [M/944/4]. 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: 9 x 15 cm (3 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5303

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels