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R ware jar (flask)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid (flask type) Rim type: plain Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R ware- rough; Vessel Condition: good Decoration: large black smoke smudge on side with a shield shaped darker area in the middle of it which may have been intentionally...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 632 [M/632/1]. 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: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-987

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels