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R ware concave dish

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: concave Rim type: plain Base: flat, irregular Surface Condition: smoothed interior and exterior Vessel Condition: chipped rim Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 927 [M/927]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine of 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 x 10.7 cm (1 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5430

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels