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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: tall Profile: shoulder jar Rim type: slightly flattened Base: pointed Surface Condition: deep red with large bullseye Vessel Condition: ok; one hole in side Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982/4]. 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: 18 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1076b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels