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D ware jar

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat, everted Base: round Surface Condition: encrusted with mineral deposits Vessel Condition: rim badly chipped Decoration: red paint in imitation of stone vessel- very worn Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/2]. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 20 cm (5 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5443

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels