R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 801

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 12.5 cm (7 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-849

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: eroding, rough
Vessel Condition: okay
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 801 debris [M/801/b]. 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