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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: thick-walled Rim type: irregular Base: flat Surface Condition: R ware Vessel Condition: complete Decoration: Other: large pot mark on base in rough shape of two adjacent squares with lines protruding from top

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 949 [M/949]. 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 Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5402

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels