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Wavy handled shoulder jar

Ware type: W ware Vessel type: slender jar Profile: conical- high shoulder Rim type: rolled everted; constricted neck but still wide mouthed Base: flat Surface Condition: orangish fabric with cream, green tinted slip Vessel Condition: incomplete in 2 fragments Decoration: wavy scalloped border on...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 663 [M/663/3]. 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 III, 3300–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 10 cm (9 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5465

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels