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Marl ovoid jar

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Ware type: marl; S ware? Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: smoothed surface, pinkish color Vessel Condition: perfect Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/11]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 12 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5401

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels