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Oval dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 847

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 18 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5433

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Dish
Profile: Oval, Straight sided
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: R Ware
Vessel Condition: Six fragments, 90% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 847[M/847]. 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