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Squat jar decorated with wavy lines

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D ware - Squat, ovoid type, tubular lug handles, brown ware, cream-pink surface, decorated with encircling horizontal bands of wavy lines in red. Lines also on rim and base. Some white deposits on surface, otherwise in good condition. Complete.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 773 [M/773] Mesa'eed. 1913: 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 II–III 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 8.5 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3941

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels