Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646
Overall: 7 x 7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: dark, brown Nile silt
Vessel type: dish
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: wet-smoothed interior
Vessel Condition: large crack in danger of breaking a piece off; three vertical gashes on interior – could be a potmark
From Mesaid tomb 646, object i [M/646/i]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition