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Redware bowl

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Ware type: polished redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: interior polished and burnished; exterior plain Vessel Condition: very good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191[M/191/8]. 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: 8.5 x 22 cm (3 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/8

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels