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Pink streaked limestone egg-shaped vase with handles

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Fine-grained stone; red veined; pierced handles; rim and one handle nicked.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 25, no. 1 [M/25/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Object Place for Label

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Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1473

Medium or Technique

limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels