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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: jar (flask shape) Profile: globular, ovoid Rim type: plain, everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R ware Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other: no tomb card. small petrified cocoon in the interior?

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 derbis [M/744/d]. 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

13-3-707

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels