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Miniature redware shoulder jar

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Ware type: P ware (polished redware) Body type: shoulder jar Profile: Rim type: rolled everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: good Decoration: burnishing lenghtwise along body

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191[M/191/18]. 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: 15 x 7.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/18

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels