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Uneven brown dish

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 866

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 11 cm (1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5370

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, but skewed
Surface Condition: dark brown interior; redder exterior
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 866 [M/866/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