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Small shoulder jar

Ware type: Buff Ware Vessel type: Globular Profile: Shoulder Rim type: Plain everted Base: Flat Surface Condition: Smooth dirty buff color Vessel Condition: Good; one crack Decoration: Other: Two lug handles; very cute.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 844 [M/844/b]. 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. From debris.

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: 9.5 x 7 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5121

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels