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Buff ware shoulder jar

Ware type: Buff ware Vessel type: squat jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain, everted Base: flat Surface Condition: cream slip; very pale color Vessel Condition: incomplete in 4 fragments Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object a [M/910/a]. 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: 8 x 10 cm (3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5296

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels