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Crude dish

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: irregular Rim type: unknown Base: rounded Surface Condition: light colored Vessel Condition: complete, crude Decoration: none Other: shaped like the top of a skull- as if it had been molded to the top of a head. Deep indentations in base as if the...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 929 [M/929]. 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: 5 x 15 cm (1 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5529

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels