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Wavy-handled jar with net pattern

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Cylindrical jar of buff ware; cream surface; wavy ledge below rim, net work pattern in brown paint. Also accessioned as 13.5109.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 986 [M/986/c]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt, December 4, 1913. Also later accessioned as 13.5109 (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Mesaeed, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 28.8 cm (11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3961

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels