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R ware jar

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R ware jar (flask shape); ovoid with pointed base; rolled rim; flat depressions on sides from grasping the pot while unfired?

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 10 [M/10/17]. 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/10/17

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels