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Rough redware jar

Ware type: Nile silt Vessel type: globular jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: poor condition; decayed; unslipped Vessel Condition: incomplete in 6 fragments Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/6]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 11 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5351

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels