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D ware shoulder jar with vertical handles

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Globular shoulder jar; flattened rim; flat base. D ware, marl; 4 (four) bands of wavy lines, 1 (one) band of triangles, 3 (three) bands of wavy lines below rim, all in red paint. 3 (three) vertical lug handles. Good condition; surface slightly worn.


Said to be from Naqada. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

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Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Other: 14 x 16 cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World