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Bag shaped redware jar

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Ware type: P ware Vessel type: bag-shaped Profile: tall Rim type: rolled Base: round Surface Condition: slipped; three small gashes on side (measurement marks?) Vessel Condition: good, one rim chip missing Decoration: none Other: would be a good MLN candidate

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956[M/956/c]. 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: 9.5 x 6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5538

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels