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Redware bowl

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Redware bowl with deep straight sides; flat base; plain rim; polished interior; exterior very flaky. Extra number 2 on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 138, object 4 [extra number 2 inked on base] [M/138/4]. 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 Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 27 cm (4 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/138/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels