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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/533/1

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 9.5 cm (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5447

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: coarse
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 533 [M/533/4]. 1913: excavated by the Hard 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