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R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 601

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 13 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1136

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: irregular - convex sides
Rim type: plain and thick
Base: uneven and thick
Surface Condition: rough, brown
Vessel Condition: ok
Decoration: none
Other: crudely fashioned

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 601 [M/601/1]. 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