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Redware bowl

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: flat everted Base: flat Surface Condition: interior slipped and burnished horizontally Vessel Condition: good condition Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 772 [M/772/1?]. Not on tomb card; may be misatributed to 772 in object register. 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 19 cm (2 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5427

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels