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Ovoid jar with painted boat

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Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 62, no. 1 [M/62/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: 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

Height x diameter: 16.6 x 13.1 cm (6 9/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.314

Medium or Technique

Ceramic (marl clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels