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Squat R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 577

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 10.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-981

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled
Base: round
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: complete; good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 577 [M/577/1]. 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