R ware plate or dish

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 57

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 22 cm (2 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/57/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware plate or dish; very crude work with thick walls, roughly oval shape, irregular rim or lip, cracked body, uneven base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 57 [M/57/2]. 1910: 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