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R ware shoulder jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: conical- tall Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain collared rim Base: flat Surface Condition: crumbly, dark brown Vessel Condition: poor; hole in side; many cracks; missing half of rim Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object j [M/910/j]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 17.5 cm (16 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5294

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels