R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 502

Dimensions

Other: 22.5 x 14 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-890

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 502 [M/502]
1913: 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