Crude plate

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 13 cm (1 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5284

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: plate
Profile: vertical sides
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: crude R ware
Vessel Condition: ok; thick walled
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, no. 9 [M/910/9]. 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