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Rough large shoulder jar

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: tall jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain Base: conical/rounded with a groove around the base Surface Condition: rough Vessel Condition: 9 fragments, nearly complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 765 [M/765/d]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 22 cm (15 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5435

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels