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Olive colored shoulder jar decorated with brush strokes

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: globular Profile: shoulder jar Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: olive colored; good Vessel Condition: good, part of rim missing Decoration: 7 groups of three red-brown brush strokes all over the body Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 928 [M/928]. 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 III, 3300–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 14 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5425

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels