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Buffware jar

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Ware type: buffware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled and everted, with a grooved neck Base: flat Surface Condition: encrusted with some white deposits and black smudges Vessel Condition: very good Decoration: none Other: neck and rim are slightly off center with the...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/10]. 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 15.5 cm (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5380

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels