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R ware bowl or dish

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R ware dish: red-brown straight-sided dish with a flat base (slightly concave) and a flattened or beveled everted rim. Evidence of wheel marks on interior.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/14]. 1910: 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: 5.5 x 18.2 cm (2 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/14

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels