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Squat shoulder jar

Ware type: S ware? Vessel type: squat Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled, narrow neck Base: small, flat Surface Condition: light cream slip Vessel Condition: 90% complete, missing some body sherds; 5 pieces total Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 986 [M/986/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.

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: 14.5 x 14 cm (5 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5304

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels