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R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 865

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5437

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: irregular
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
Other: crudely fashioned

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 865 [M/865/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