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Jar with boat scenes

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D-ware jar of reddish-yellow marl clay; designs of boats, trees, etc., painted in red; pierced horizontal lug handles on shoulder.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 102, no. 9 [M/102/9]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Mesaeed, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.5 x 8.4 cm (4 1/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.308

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Marl clay ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels