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Crude dish

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: irregular Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: smoke smudging on base Vessel Condition: one crack but ok Decoration: none Other: finger impressions on base; impressed X across entire base as if 2 strings or pieces of straw had been applied...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object h [M/910/h]. 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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 13.5 cm (2 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5285

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels