R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 653

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5277

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: ridged, flat
Surface Condition: rough
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 653, no. 1 [M/653/1]. 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