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R ware jar (flask)

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: slender jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough Vessel Condition: good, complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 741 [M/741/4]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 7.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5475

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels