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Miniature shoulder jar

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Ware type: S ware, marl? Vessel type: squat Profile: high shoulder Rim type: rolled everted Base: small, flat Surface Condition: buff with darker patches Vessel Condition: excellent Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/6]. 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 II–III 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5123

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels