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R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 9 cm (1 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-510

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: shallow miniature dish
Profile: straight side
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: rough, brownish-gray patina
Vessel Condition: good; small rim chip
Decoration:
Other: coarse, but regular fashioning

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. 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