R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 973

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 8.5 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5389

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall (flask shaped)
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: one bulls eye, and one large black spot
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 973 [M/973/3]. 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