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Small wavy handled shoulder jar

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Small model shoulder jar with wavy handles, rolled everted rim, flat base (with a puncture).

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 940 [M/940/1]. 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. Findspot Information: From Mesaid. M/940 [Mes/940]. Note: vessel says it is from 119.

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: 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3930

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels