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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 557

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-581

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 everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware with blackened areas
Vessel Condition: chipped rim, no cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 557 [M/557/4]. 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