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Miniature carinated jar

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Ware type: P ware, sandy temper Vessel type: jar Profile: irregular, straight sided, tall Rim type: sharp carinated neck with a pinched rim Base: flat, irregular Surface Condition: good Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other: thick walls, hand-formed; crude

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 734 debris [M/734/a]. 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 I–II 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 6 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1210

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels