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R ware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 8.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-508

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
Surface Condition: crude, light brown
Vessel Condition: good, one rim chip
Decoration:
Other: very thick walls, base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. not on tomb card.
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