R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III
3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 46

Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 12.8 cm (1 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/46/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rough R ware dish; plain rim, flat base, red-brown color with small black spot.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 46 [M/46/5]. 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