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R ware jar (flask shaped)

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid (flask type) Rim type: plain, narrow neck Base: pointed Surface Condition: rough- typical R ware Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 626 [M/626/2]. 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 9.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-770

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels