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Small dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 876

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5507

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: irregular
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smoothed R ware
Vessel Condition: one crack in the body
Decoration:
Other: unevenly made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 876 [M/876/7]. 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