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Red painted R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 878

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5456

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: rough, but painted red inside and out and worn
Vessel Condition: worn; some rim damage
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/2]. 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