R ware dish

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 23

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 12.2 cm (1 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/23/12

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware dish; coarse red-brown fabric; flat base, plain rim. One of many of this type from tomb 23 at Mesaid.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 23 [M/23/12]. 1910: 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