R ware jar (flask)
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 853
Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (flask)
Rim type: everted
Surface Condition: R ware; black spot in flat area; finger print or impression of cloth or leaf used to smooth surface
Vessel Condition: good
Other: irregularly formed
From Mesaid tomb 853 [M/853]. 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