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R ware ovoid jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 936

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 10 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-697

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smoke smudged in one spot; rough- typical R ware
Vessel Condition: complete but in 2 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 936 debris [M/936/a]. no object register number found. 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