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Smooth brown bowl

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Ware type: Nile silt Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: dull reddish-brown; smooth no big chunks of temper like R ware Vessel Condition: good; 1 rim chip missing Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 908 [M/908/a]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 14 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5518

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels