Dish

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 123

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 11 cm (2 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/123/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small, oval-shaped Redware dish with a thick, rounded base. Some surface cracking.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 123 [M/123/4]. 1910: 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