R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 4

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 12 cm (9 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/4/12

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware ovoid jar; pointed base, narrow neck, slightly rolled rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 4 [M/4/12]. 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