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Crude dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 939

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 11.5 cm (1 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5533

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: thick-walled
Rim type: irregular, plain
Base: rounded, irregular
Surface Condition: R ware
Vessel Condition: complete, good; 2 chips missing from rim
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 939 [M/939/b]. 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