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R ware bowl with potmark

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain; chipped Base: rounded Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough Vessel Condition: good Decoration: potmark in the shape of a butterfly? [double triangle with a question mark in the middle] Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/10]. 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: 6 x 11 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5448

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels