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D ware jar with wavy lines

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Globular slightly shouldered jar with a small flat base, flat everted rim, and 2 tubular lug handles. Decorated with 4 vertical registers or panels of red wavy lines. Condition is worn but stable.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 961 [M/961/a]. 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 II–III 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3962

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels