R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/569/1

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1114

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
Other: black written in “68” or “69” on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 569.
1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition