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R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 924

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 11 cm (1 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5528

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: Dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: flaky
Vessel Condition: large decayed area at base
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/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