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R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.E.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 784

Dimensions

too fragmentary for reconstruction

Accession Number

13.5322

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain, wide mouthed
Base: flat, but with rounded edges
Surface Condition: interior smoothed
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 23 fragments
Decoration: none
Other: thick walls.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 784, no. 2. [M/784/2]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition