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Miniature redware jar

Ware type: Redware (P Ware) Vessel type: ovoid jar Profile: squat Rim type: rolled, no neck Base: round Surface Condition: redware, unslipped Vessel Condition: good; some small cracks Decoration: Other: potmark; "30" in ink on base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 650 debris [M/650/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 Period, Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 8.5 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1174

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels