R ware jar (flask)
Nadqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 808
Overall: 13 x 9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid (flask)
Rim type: rolled
Surface Condition: eroding; white stain at base; 1 bullseye
Vessel Condition: small rim chip
Other: tag with the object also said “40”, which does not appear on the vessel or in it’s documentation
From Mesaid tomb 808 [M/808/1]. 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