Ovoid R ware jar (flask)
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 775
Overall: 13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular (very round)
Profile: ovoid (flask)
Rim type: pointed
Base: rolled everted
Surface Condition: typical R ware
Vessel Condition: complete, good
From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/e].
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition