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Ovoid jar decorated with wavy lines

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat everted Base: small and flat Surface Condition: flaky; decoration nearly gone Vessel Condition: poor; cracks throughout; fragile Decoration: horizontal bands of wavy lines Other: 2 tubular lug handles Petrie type D10k

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 665 [M/665]. 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: 12.5 x 9.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5281

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels