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Oval R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 712

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 35 cm (4 1/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5347

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: interior slipped, exterior just smoothed
Vessel Condition: 4 fragments; incomplete- missing one big rim piece
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 712 [M/712/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