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R ware jar (flask)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid (flask) Rim type: tall neck, flaring rim Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R ware; one circle of encrustation on exterior Vessel Condition: half of rim missing Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/g]. 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: 16 x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5412

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels