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Coarse brown ware; traces of a red slip or haematite wash. Squat, ovoid shape, round base, rolled rim. In fair condition with slight damage at rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982] 1913: 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 I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 3.5 cm (1 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3817

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels