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Marl jar

Ware type: marl (S ware) Vessel type: ovoid jar Profile: globular Rim type: flat, everted Base: small, flat Surface Condition: gray with blackened areas Vessel Condition: 6 pieces; 80% complete Decoration: Other: marl--hard, fine clay; lug handles

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 652 [M/652/2]. 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, Nagada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 19.5 cm (4 3/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-937

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels