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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 613

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1143

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular (flask)
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: pointed
Base: plain
Surface Condition: Typical R ware- rough
Vessel Condition: crack in the body
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 613 [M/613/3]. 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