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D ware jar with wavy line decoration

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D ware, wet smoothed, with three groups of wavy lines in red on upper shoulder. Globular ovoid shape, flat base, rolled rim with a collar neck. Very good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 986 [M/986/a] Mesa'eed. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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: 16 x 11.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3924

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels