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R ware jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: jar (flask shaped) Profile: globular, ovoid Rim type: slightly rolled, everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: base is darker than the top Vessel Condition: very good Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 972 [M/972/1]. 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: 20 x 13.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5422

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels