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R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 744

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 14 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-703

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: jar (flask shape)
Profile: globular, ovoid
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: rounded but at a point
Surface Condition: typical rough R ware
Vessel Condition: part of rim is missing
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 debris [M/744/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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition