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Shoulder jar

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Redware shoulder jar; burnished exterior and a rolled, everted rim with a small chip in it.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 91 no. 2 [M/91/2]. 1910: 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: 28.7 x 20 cm (11 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.687

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels