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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: everted Base: small, flat Surface Condition: ok; encrusted and slightly cracked Vessel Condition: one rim chip Decoration: red spirals all over body Other: vitrified contents loose inside vessel; solidified in the shape of the...

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Provenance

Mesaid tomb 917 [M/917/2] 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: 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5431

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels