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R ware jar

Ware type: R Ware Vessel type: jar (flask shaped) Profile: globular, ovoid Rim type: rolled, everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R Ware Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other: no tomb card. '19' is written on the base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 debris [M/744/c]. 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 x 9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-704

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels