Redware dish

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 23 cm (1 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3008

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware (P ware); convex dish; round base; plain rim; interior and exterior dark red slip; worn surface. Very good condition, base has some cracks.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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