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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled Base: pointed Surface Condition: darker color near base; typical rough R ware Vessel Condition: complete; good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 882 [M/882/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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5386

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels