R ware shoulder jar
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 981
Overall: 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Tall
Rim type: Rolled
Surface Condition: Worn. Traces of red slip
Vessel Condition: Few cracks in body
Other: Potmark at rim. Not in Petrie but similar to Petrie Diospolis Plate XXI #63.
From Mesaid tomb 981 [M/981/18]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition