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R ware globular jar (flask)

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 12 cm (6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5452

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; much missing
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: slipped but worn
Vessel Condition: good; no cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/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