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Bag shaped R ware jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular Profile: bag-shaped Rim type: plain and flaring a bit; narrow neck Base: pointed Surface Condition: R ware; bullseye on side and at base Vessel Condition: complete but slightly irregular Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/b]. 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: 22.5 x 14 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5415

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels