Flask R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 930

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 13 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5421

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: everted plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: Typical R ware - rough; bullseye marks on sides
Vessel Condition: good; 1 rim chip missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 930 [M/930]. 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