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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 545

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-787

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: Globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: not present
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware
Vessel Condition: OK; rim missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 545. 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