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Ovoid R ware jar (flask)

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular (very round) Profile: ovoid (flask) Rim type: pointed Base: rolled everted Surface Condition: typical R ware Vessel Condition: complete, good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/e]. 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 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5117

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels