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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 653

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-560

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (flask shape)
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: bullseye; lumpy
Vessel Condition: crack in body
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 653 [M/653/2]. 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