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Crude dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 912

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 11.5 cm (1 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5314

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: rounded- irregular
Surface Condition: brown Nile silt
Vessel Condition: nood; no cracks
Decoration: none
Other: thick walls, unevenly made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 912 [M/912/b]. 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