R ware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 958

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 8.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5379

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled, everted rim, and a narrow neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: one side of the vessel is darker than the other
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/a]. 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