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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 582

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 8.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1127

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: rolled; small mouthed
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: light colored fabric; R ware- rough
Vessel Condition: complete, chipped rim
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 582 debris [M/582]. 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