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Crude dish

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: concave Rim type: plain and flaring Base: concave Surface Condition: smoothed R ware Vessel Condition: good Decoration: Other: 2 wet incised gashes near rim- might be indications of volume measurement; fingerprints? on exterior surface

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/b]. 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: 3.5 x 11 cm (1 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5378

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels