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R ware jar (flask shape)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid (flask shape) Rim type: plain everted, narrow neck Base: pointed Surface Condition: orange brown color; small bullseye Vessel Condition: good Decoration: Other: '19' on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/d]. 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: 15 x 10.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5459

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels