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R ware wide mouth jar or deep bowl

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: squat Profile: slight shoulder Rim type: plain, inverted Base: flat Surface Condition: mottled surface, dark brown and black Vessel Condition: missing large rim piece Decoration: Other: thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 817 [M/817/1]. 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: 12 x 13 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5355

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels