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R ware jar (flask)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: tall flask Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: crumbly and rough Vessel Condition: Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 992 [M/992/1]. 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 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5393

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels