R ware jar (flask shaped)

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 615

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5128

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 (flask shape)
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: Typical R ware
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 615. 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