R ware dish
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 658
Overall: 4.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: Dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat with ridge
Surface Condition: rough but nice deep colors
Vessel Condition: very good
Other: “29” written in black ink on base
From Mesaid tomb 658 debris [M/658/a]. 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