R ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 14 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5540

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: shoulder
Profile:
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: very worn and eroded; slipped
Vessel Condition: complete; some cracks
Decoration:
Other: bullseye

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 959 [M/959/1].
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