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Shoulder jar with 4 vertical registers of wavy lines

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D ware. Shoulder type, globular proportions, with a flat base, flat everted rim, and pierced ledge handles. Brown color fabric with pinkish surface and 4 vertical panels of wavy lines in red-brown. Wavy lines also decorate the handles and the rim, while straight crossed lines decorate the...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Mesaid tomb 773 [M/773/1]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 11.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3951

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels