Crude R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 956

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 14 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5535

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Dish
Profile: Straight-sided
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Interior fire-blackened
Vessel Condition: Fair, large crack, chipped
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956 [M/956/a]. 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