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Thick-walled bowl

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Ware type: Nile silt Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flattened Surface Condition: smoothed Nile silt, turning marks on interior Vessel Condition: Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 849 [M/849/2]. Object register erroneously assigns this to 809. 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: 7 x 12 cm (2 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5483

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels