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R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 8 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-506

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: shallow dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, 2 chips
Base: flat
Surface Condition: crude; red/brown
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
Other: thick-walled

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. not on tomb card.
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