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Ware type: Nile silt Vessel type: Bowl Profile: Convex Rim type: Plain Base: Flat Surface Condition: Smooth brown Nile silt Vessel Condition: Very good Decoration: Other: Three dots incised on side arranged in diagonal triangular shape. [may be volume indicator?]

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/e]. DF notes that object is not on tomb card, mislabeled on pottery card (DF, 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 I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 8.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5337

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels