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Redware jar

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid, flask shape Rim type: rolled everted; narrow neck Base: rounded Surface Condition: slipped and burnished but worn Vessel Condition: hole in side; rim chipped Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/c]. 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: 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5458

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels