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D ware tall ovoid jar

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D ware tall ovoid jar. It has a small flat base, and a flat everted rim. The body is yellow. There is a design of four vertical registers of wavy lines (water) painted in red. It has tube handles on the shoulders. There is a chip broken off the rim. It is in good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 133, object 1 [M/133/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-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

Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

11.316

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels