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R ware oval dish

R ware crude oval dish - broken; rounded base, plain rim. Black ink 19 on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 509 [M/509]. Object not on tomb card. 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 9.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5279

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels