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Globular jar decorated with 2 palm trees, wavy lines, lug handles

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: Globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat everted Base: flat Surface Condition: crumbly and worn Vessel Condition: poor; fragile with many cracks Decoration: 2 stylized "palm trees" with S shaped birds, wavy lines, 2 lug handles Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/5]. 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

13-3-1069c

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels