Requires Photography

R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 654

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 9 cm (7 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5282

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: wide-mouthed jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: worn away in places; smoke smudged base
Vessel Condition: good; complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 654, no. 2 [M/654/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition