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R ware jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: wide-mouthed jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled, everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: worn away in places; smoke smudged base Vessel Condition: good; complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 654, no. 2 [M/654/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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: 18.5 x 9 cm (7 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5282

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels