R ware jar (flask)

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 741

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 7.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5475

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: slender jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough
Vessel Condition: good, complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 741 [M/741/4]. 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