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Oval dish decorated with dots

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D ware: Red clay with a white slip, spots of darker red in a tortoise-like design; oval. Slightly worn with a rim chip but otherwise good condition.

Provenance

1903: purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 18.5 cm (1 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.) shorter side is 14.5

Accession Number

03.1584

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels