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R ware jar (flask)

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 586

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 12 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-974

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware jar
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (flask)
Rim type: rolled everted; narrow neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware; a little worn
Vessel Condition: ok
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 586 [M/586/1]. 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