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Ovoid R ware jar (flask)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid (flask) Rim type: rolled everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R ware Vessel Condition: incomplete in 14 fragments Decoration: none Other: vessel broken where labled 775

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/f]. 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

Egyptian, Predynastic, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5813.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels