R ware jar (flask shape)

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 148

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 9.5 cm (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/148/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain, long neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: rough textured ware
Vessel Condition: complete, 1 crack
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 148 [M/148/6]. 1910: 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