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Globular redware flask or bottle

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Globular redware jar (bottle shape) with narrow neck and plain everted rim, flat base. Vertical burnishing. One small hole in body. Additional number in black ink on base "14", unknown designation.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 13, debris [M/13/4]. 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, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 12.2 cm (7 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/13/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels