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R ware oval dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 509

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5279

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware crude oval dish - broken; rounded base, plain rim. Black ink 19 on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 509 [M/509]. Object not on tomb card. 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