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Buff ware jar

Ware type: Buff ware (S ware?) Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat everted Base: small and flat Surface Condition: hard brownish buffware; rough temper, but not straw Vessel Condition: good, rim chips Decoration: none Other: 2 small lug handles

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 663 [M/663/2]. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 9 cm (4 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5464

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels