R ware jar (flask)
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 632
Overall: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (flask type)
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: typical R ware- rough;
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: large black smoke smudge on side with a shield shaped darker area in the middle of it which may have been intentionally painted
From Mesaid tomb 632 [M/632/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition