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B ware jar

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Ware type: B ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain Base: very small, flattened Surface Condition: B ware, slightly worn Vessel Condition: very good Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 590 [M/590/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 15 cm, 2 kg (6 1/2 x 5 7/8 in., 4.4 lb.) Storage: 8 x 8 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5462

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels