R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 135

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 8.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/135/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid R ware jar (bottle or flask); pointed base, constricted neck, plain everted rim. Large round yellowish encrustation on side.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 135 [M/135/5]. 1910: 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