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Offering table

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 33 cm (8 7/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-526

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red ware (P ware)
Vessel type: offering table
Profile: conical stand
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: rolled
Surface Condition: unslipped
Vessel Condition: 9 total fragments; nearly complete
Decoration:
Other: 5 holes pierced through base stand

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/11]. 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