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Small dish

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: irregular Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: smoothed R ware Vessel Condition: one crack in the body Decoration: Other: unevenly made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 876 [M/876/7]. 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: 3.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5507

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels