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Small bag shaped jar

Ware type: smooth Nile silt Vessel type: globular Profile: bag shaped Rim type: rolled Base: rounded Surface Condition: wet-smoothed Vessel Condition: very good; compelte Decoration: possible potmark near rim Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 952, no. 5 [M/952/5]. 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–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5310

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels