C ware oval dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 17 cm (1 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.) Overall (d, base): 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

04.1812

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: C ware
Vessel type: oval dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: excellent
Vessel Condition: perfect, reconstructed
Decoration: decorated with six white triangles, inside are smaller concentric triangles
 Other:

Provenance

1904: purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund