Bag shaped R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 775

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 14 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5415

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: bag-shaped
Rim type: plain and flaring a bit; narrow neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware; bullseye on side and at base
Vessel Condition: complete but slightly irregular
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/b]. 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