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R ware wide mouth jar or deep bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 817

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 13 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5355

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: slight shoulder
Rim type: plain, inverted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: mottled surface, dark brown and black
Vessel Condition: missing large rim piece
Decoration:
Other: thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 817 [M/817/1]. 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