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Large red store jar

Ware type: redware Vessel type: tall Profile: shoulder jar Rim type: rolled, everted Base: rounded point Surface Condition: vertical marks from smoothing; white deposits at rim Vessel Condition: 8 (eight) pieces, nearly complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 7 [M/955/7]. 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 18 cm (12 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5328

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels