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Ovoid R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 936

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 9.5 cm (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-698

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: rounded point
Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough
Vessel Condition: good; slight chipping at rim
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 936 debris [M/936/b]. No object register number found. 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