Ovoid R ware jar (flask)

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 775

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5117

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular (very round)
Profile: ovoid (flask)
Rim type: pointed
Base: rolled everted
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: complete, good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

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