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Ovoid buff jar

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Ware type: Marl Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: greenish tint to buff slip; lower half a little more red Vessel Condition: perfect- 1 small ding in the side Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object k [M/910/k]. 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: 23 x 20 cm (9 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5293

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels