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Slender R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 778

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 8.5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1238

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: slender
Profile: ovoid (flask like)
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware- rough with white deposits on base
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 778 debris [M/778/a]. 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