R ware wide mouth jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 162

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/162/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: everted, wide mouth
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: bullseye mark on side
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 162 [M/162/3]. 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