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Small squat jar with with lug handles and horizontal stripes

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D-ware jar of buff marl ware; horizontal line decoration painted in red;pierced, vertical handles modeled on shoulders; good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 190, no. 8 [M/190/8]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.2 x 8.5 cm (2 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.327

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Marl clay ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels