R ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/878/1

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 8 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5457

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall, plain neck
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: exterior red slip
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/1]. 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