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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: Flattened Surface Condition: Red slip, areas of salt deposits Vessel Condition: Ok. Some cracks Decoration: Other: Some bullseyes on surface

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 981 [M/981/17]. 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 22 cm (14 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5544

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels