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R ware shoulder jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: shoulder Profile: Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: very worn and eroded; slipped Vessel Condition: complete; some cracks Decoration: Other: bullseye

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 959 [M/959/1]. 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: 19.5 x 14 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5540

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels