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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain, wide mouthed Base: flat, but with rounded edges Surface Condition: interior smoothed Vessel Condition: incomplete in 23 fragments Decoration: none Other: thick walls.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 784, no. 2. [M/784/2]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.E.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

too fragmentary for reconstruction

Accession Number

13.5322

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels