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Red-Brown ware bowl

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Red-Brown ware bowl; plain rim with a small chip missing, rounded base, and a flaking, unslipped exterior.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 123 [M/123/19]. 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 11 cm (3 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/123/19

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels