R ware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 229

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 10.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/229/19

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware shoulder jar with a wide neck, and uneven base. Crack in body and somewhat crude.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 229 [M/229/19]. 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