R ware flask with potmark
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 770
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 flask
Rim type: slightly rolled, worn
Surface Condition: rough and worn
Vessel Condition: good- no cracks
Other: potmark in the shape of rectangle with crossed lines; similar to Petrie’s Diospolis Parva, pl. XXII #181
From Mesaid tomb 770 [M/770/b] object marked 770, but NOT on tomb card ORIGINALLY (now added with a question mark) .
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