Crude R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 871

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.) [doesn't match object register dimensions]

Accession Number

13.5505

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid, flask shape
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware; bullseye on side
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 871 [M/871/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