R ware dish
Nagada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646
Overall: 3.5 x 9 cm (1 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: shallow miniature dish
Profile: straight side
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: rough, brownish-gray patina
Vessel Condition: good; small rim chip
Other: coarse, but regular fashioning
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition