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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 871

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1312

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular (flask)
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: one bullseye near rim
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, Tomb 871. not on tomb card.
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