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D ware jar with wavy lines

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: ok Vessel Condition: good; no cracks Decoration: 2 diagonal registers of 5 wavy lines each Other: 4 distinct wet incised potmarks near rim - 3 slashes and a dot Petrie type D21

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/11]. 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 III 3300–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 12 cm (5 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5112

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels