R ware jar (flask)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 833

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5446

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: Rolled Collar neck
Base: Pointed-nipple
Surface Condition: Smooth R ware, darker base
Vessel Condition: Three cracks, no chips
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/3] . 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