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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 982

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 10.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1076c

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Tall
Profile: Shoulder
Rim type: Rolled
Base: Missing
Surface Condition: Areas of fire blackening; cream colored deposit over much of surface
Vessel Condition: Ok. Hole in side, base missing
Decoration:
Other: Slightly flattened appearance

Provenance

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