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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware jar Vessel type: globular (flask) Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain everted Base: pointed and off-center Surface Condition: typical R ware rough; bullseye on side Vessel Condition: good, small chips Decoration: none Other: irregularly shaped

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 602 [M/602/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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-892b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels