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C ware jar with grain motif

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Slender bag shaped redware jar; grain-head design painted in very light yellow; broken and mended; flat base; flattened everted rim - piece missing from lip.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 41, no. 1 [M/41/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Nadqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 5.7 cm (6 5/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.306

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels