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R ware dish

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 419/1

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 16.5 cm (1 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5177

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: flattened, inverted
Base: slightly concave base
Surface Condition: pink exterior, drab interior; possibly self-slipped
Vessel Condition: good; complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 419/1. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition