R ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 105

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 12 cm (9 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/105/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware shoulder jar, pointed elongated base, rolled everted rim, 2 bull’s eye marks from firing, hole in the body.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 105 [M/105/3]. 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