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R ware jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: tall, plain neck Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain, everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: exterior red slip Vessel Condition: good Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/1]. 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: 16 x 8 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5457

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels