Crude flat dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 915

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 12.5 cm (1 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5522

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: dark brown
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
Other: very shallow, almost a plate

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 915 [M/915/a]. 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