R ware jar
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 972
Overall: 20 x 13.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: jar (flask shaped)
Profile: globular, ovoid
Rim type: slightly rolled, everted
Surface Condition: base is darker than the top
Vessel Condition: very good
From Mesaid tomb 972 [M/972/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition