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R ware shoulder jar

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Ware type: R Ware Vessel type: Tall Profile: Shoulder Rim type: Rolled Base: Rounded Surface Condition: Worn. Traces of red slip Vessel Condition: Few cracks in body Decoration: Other: Potmark at rim. Not in Petrie but similar to Petrie Diospolis Plate XXI #63.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 981 [M/981/18]. 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 I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5548

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels