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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid flask shape Rim type: rolled Base: rounded with nipple-like projection at base Surface Condition: orange colored, rough Vessel Condition: hole in one side Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/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: 11.5 x 9.5 cm (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5506

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels