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Redware jar

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: jar Profile: ovoid, globular Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: burnished redware, worn Vessel Condition: cracked and poor Decoration: Other: number not marked on object, but it was matched with number 6 on the tomb card.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/6]. 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: 15 x 16 cm (5 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-523

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels