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R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 878

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 9.5 cm (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5506

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid flask shape
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded with nipple-like projection at base
Surface Condition: orange colored, rough
Vessel Condition: hole in one side
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/a]. 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