R ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 98

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 13 cm (9 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/98/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware ovoid jar with a pointed base, narrow neck, and rolled everted rim. Some surface deposits.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 98 [M/98/2]. 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