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R ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 881

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 15.5 cm (7 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5510

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: fragile and eroding
Vessel Condition: very bad; complete except for part of the rim
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 881 [M/881]. 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