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Red painted R ware dish

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: small and flat Surface Condition: rough, but painted red inside and out and worn Vessel Condition: worn; some rim damage Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/2]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5456

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels