R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 64

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 8.8 cm (5 1/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/64/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid R ware jar; narrow neck, rolled everted rim - chipped, round base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 64 [M/64/1]. 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