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D ware squat jar with spiral decoration

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Ware type: D ware Body type: Squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat everted with cross hatching design Base: rounded but broken away Surface Condition: Decoration: various sizes of spirals all over body, a few vertical wavy lines Tubular lug handles on shoulder

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191 [M/191/17]. 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, early Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 24 cm (6 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/17

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels