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Redware plate

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Redware (P ware) convex plate. The base is flat/slightly rounded. The rim is plain. The exterior is bright red. The interior is dull red. It is in very good condition. There are some rim chips.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan tomb 122, Z/122/10 (?). 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 22 cm (1 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3007

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels