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Coarse bag shaped jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 933

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 7.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5361

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: bag-shaped (flask shaped?)
Rim type: plain; long neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: complete; good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 933 [M/933]. 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