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R ware jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: jar Profile: globular, ovoid Rim type: rolled, with extra band around the neck Base: pointed Surface Condition: bullseye on body Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 713 debris. 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: 17 x 9 cm (6 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1198

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels