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Flattened ovoid jar with lug handles

Limestone; pink and white; shape of sack; handles modeled on shoulders; one broken; rim also chipped. From Mesa'eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 47 no. 18. [M/47/18]. 1910, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian Government. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Accession Number

11.190

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels