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D ware jar with "fish scale" pattern

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat everted Base: round Surface Condition: good Vessel Condition: complete, in good condition Decoration: fish scale pattern on body and rim Other: tubular lug handles Possible residue inside pot.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 164 [M/164/1]. 1910: 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 22 cm (6 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/164/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels