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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 982

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1076b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder jar
Rim type: slightly flattened
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: deep red with large bullseye
Vessel Condition: ok; one hole in side
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982/4]. 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