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Decorated jar

Ware type: D ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain, everted Base: flat Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: incomplete, and in three fragments Decoration: decorated with four groups of four red lines arranged diagonally on the shoulder of the vessel. Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 952, no. 2 [M/952/2]. 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 III, 3300–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 13 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5313

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels