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R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 8 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-509

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: small dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, chip
Base: round
Surface Condition: rough, gray-brown
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
Other: crudely made

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