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R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 775

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5813.4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: slender
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain
Base: very pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/m]. 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