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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid (Flask) Rim type: slightly rolled Base: pointed Surface Condition: rough; round white area of discoloration on one side Vessel Condition: good; complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 533 [M/533/2]. 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: 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1054

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels