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R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 956

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5539

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: Rounded
Surface Condition: Typical R Ware
Vessel Condition: Okay, some rim chips, one crack
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956 [M/956]. 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