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Collared storage jar

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: tall jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain Base: flat; chipped Surface Condition: a bit worn on edges Vessel Condition: good Decoration: decorated with a wet incised line around neck/shoulder Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 10 [M/955/10]. 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 Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 21.5 cm (13 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5808.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels