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R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 658

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1178

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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
Decoration: none
Other: “29” written in black ink on base

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition