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S ware jar

S ware shoulder jar, irregular shape - incomplete; flat base, rolled rim, heavily encrusted with white deposits, and cracked.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 516 [M/516/2]. 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, Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 22.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1098

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels