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Black miniature jar

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Ware type: B ware Vessel type: tall proportion Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain Base: small flat Surface Condition: entirely black surface Vessel Condition: complete; good Decoration: none Other: slightly irregular shape

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 894 [M/894]. No object register number? 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: 8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/894/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels