R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 102

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 12.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/102/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware ovoid jar with a narrow neck, rolled everted rim, pointed base. [flask or bottle shape]

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 102 [M/102/5]. 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