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R ware jar (flask)

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 782

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 7.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-970

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (flask)
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: in 2 fragments; complete except for a round hole in the body
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 782 debris [M/782/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