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R ware jar (flask shape)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 523

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-3-971

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware; dark brown-red color
Vessel Condition: ok
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 523 [M/523]. 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