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R ware jar (flask)

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 545

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 14 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-789

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular jar (flask)
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: everted plain; one-third missing
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware with bullseye mark on side; eroding in spots
Vessel Condition: ok
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 545. 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