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R ware jar (flask)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid (flask shape) Rim type: plain everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: lots of pits from temper that has burned away Vessel Condition: good; rim chipped Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 820 [M/820/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 Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5487

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels