R ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada III
3300–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 229

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 8.5 cm (7 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/229/17

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware shoulder jar with a wide neck and an irregular base. Light red with a streak of taupe.

See Petrie: L 34C

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 229 [M/229/17]. 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