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Ware type: Marl or light redware? Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: buff color, fine texture, slipped Vessel Condition: complete except for 1 rim piece Decoration: none Other: potmark on side (vertical gash) may be volume indicator

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910 [M/910/c]. Object is not on tomb card (6/04). 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 8 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5288

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels