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D ware cylinder jar

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder Rim type: rolled Base: flat Surface Condition: encrusted, dark "bluish" tint Vessel Condition: cracked, but complete Decoration: decorated with net pattern Other: faint scalloped border at rim

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/6]. 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.

Object Place

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 11 cm (9 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3960

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels