R ware jar
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 533
Overall: 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (Flask)
Rim type: slightly rolled
Surface Condition: rough; round white area of discoloration on one side
Vessel Condition: good; complete
From Mesaid tomb 533 [M/533/2]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition