R ware jar (flask)
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 820
Overall: 13.5 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid (flask shape)
Rim type: plain everted
Surface Condition: lots of pits from temper that has burned away
Vessel Condition: good; rim chipped
From Mesaid tomb 820 [M/820/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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition