R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 10

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/10/17

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware jar (flask shape); ovoid with pointed base; rolled rim; flat depressions on sides from grasping the pot while unfired?

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 10 [M/10/17]. 1910: 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