R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 5

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 11.5 cm (9 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/5/10

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware jar with pointed base and a rolled, everted rim. [flask shape]

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 5 [M/5/10]. 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition