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Crude flat dish

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: dish Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: dark brown Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other: very shallow, almost a plate

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 915 [M/915/a]. 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 x 12.5 cm (1 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5522

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels