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R ware flask with potmark

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: globular flask Profile: ovoid Rim type: slightly rolled, worn Base: pointed Surface Condition: rough and worn Vessel Condition: good- no cracks Decoration: none Other: potmark in the shape of rectangle with crossed lines; similar to Petrie's Diospolis Parva, pl....

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From Mesaid tomb 770 [M/770/b] object marked 770, but NOT on tomb card ORIGINALLY (now added with a question mark) . 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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Mesaid, Egypt


Overall: 13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

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The Ancient World