R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 775

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 14 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5410

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: straight sided, irregular
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: typical R ware- rough
Vessel Condition: good but crudely fashioned
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/h]. 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