R ware conical lid
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 982
Overall: 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl shaped
Profile: conical, straight sides
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: 1 bullseye; typical R ware
Vessel Condition: very good
Other: might have been a lid for narrow mouthed jars; base is too pointy to have been used as a bowl. Found with others in same tomb.
From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982]. M/982/3
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition