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Decorated shoulder jar

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: tall Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled Base: missing Surface Condition: good; light colored slip Vessel Condition: base missing Decoration: decorated wtih diagonal brush strokes in 14 groups of 3 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 882, no. 3 [M/882/3]. 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: 25 x 23 cm (9 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5276

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels