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Ovoid jar with boat motif

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Ovoid, shouldered jar of pale marl clay with pierced ledge handles; decorated in red paint with scenes of Nile foliage and boats. Petrie's D Ware.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb 439/1. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Accession date: December, 1913

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II to Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C., or earlier

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

13.3923

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels