R ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 17.5 cm (16 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5294

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: conical- tall
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain collared rim
Base: flat
Surface Condition: crumbly, dark brown
Vessel Condition: poor; hole in side; many cracks; missing half of rim
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object j [M/910/j]. 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