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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 744

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-707

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: jar (flask shape)
Profile: globular, ovoid
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
Other: no tomb card. small petrified cocoon in the interior?

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 derbis [M/744/d]. 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