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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 602

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-3-892b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware jar
Vessel type: globular (flask)
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain everted
Base: pointed and off-center
Surface Condition: typical R ware rough; bullseye on side
Vessel Condition: good, small chips
Decoration: none
Other: irregularly shaped

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 602 [M/602/a].
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