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Half of a miniature double jar

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Half of a miniature D ware double jar; ovoid shape, flat rim, small flat base; tubular lug handle modeled on shoulder. Light yellow body; boats, trees, etc., painted in red; half of vase broken and missing. Possible traces of copper on interior? [small green flecks]

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 57 no. 1 [M/57/1]. 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, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: height: .077; diameter: .058; additional dimension take across widest point: 8.4 cm

Accession Number

11.304

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels