Small crude R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 7.5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5330

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Dish
Profile: Irregular
Rim type: Rounded
Base: Plain
Surface Condition: Blackened interior, dark spot on base
Vessel Condition: Good, rim chip
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 955 [M/955/h]. DF notes that object not on tomb card (6/04). 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