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R ware jar (flask)

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular (flask) Profile: ovoid Rim type: everted, worn Base: pointed Surface Condition: smoothed R ware Vessel Condition: complete and good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 580 [M/580/1]. 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: 15 x 9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1124

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels