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D ware spiral pattern squat jar

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Squat D ware jar with red painted spiral design on body and lines around rim; flat everted rim - broken; tubular lug handles; round base; heavily encrusted with salt deposits.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 59 [M/59/2]. 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: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/59/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels