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Redware globular jar

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Ware type: Redware (P Ware) Vessel type: Globular Profile: Ovoid Rim type: Rolled Base: Flat? (eroded) Surface Condition: Traces of red slip, very worn. Vessel Condition: Base crumbly Decoration:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956 [M/956]. 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5534

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels