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Polished R ware jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: flask shaped jar Profile: ovoid, narrow neck Rim type: plain, flaring rim Base: small, flat Surface Condition: polished and burnished Vessel Condition: some worn spots and rim chips Decoration: Other: "29" on base in ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 969 [M/969/1]. 1910: 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: 19 x 5.5 cm (7 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1383

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels