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R ware jar (flask shape)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R ware; dark brown-red color Vessel Condition: ok Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 523 [M/523]. 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: 16 x 9.5 cm (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-971

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels