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R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 855

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 10 cm (4 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5499

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded point
Surface Condition: rough; base darker in color
Vessel Condition: 2 holes in sides
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 855 [M/855]. 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