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Crude dish with pot mark

Ware type: R Ware Vessel type: Dish Profile: Irregular Rim type: Plain Base: Flat Surface Condition: R Ware with deposits on exterior Vessel Condition: Ok. Three rim chips. Decoration: Other: Pot mark on interior. Similar to "ms" sign. See also M/981/15 for similar potmark. Petrie Diospolis...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 981[M/981/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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5546

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels