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Decorated jar with spirals and wavy lines

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: Tall? Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat, everted; eroding Base: small and flat Surface Condition: cracked Vessel Condition: not good Decoration: 2 big spirals, 3 wavy lines down sides inbetween spirals; 2 tubular lug handles Other: Similar to Petrie type D31/G

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764]. 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 Periods, Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1069b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels