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Redware jar

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Ware type: P ware Vessel type: globular jar (flask shaped) Profile: shoulder Rim type: rim missing, but vessel has a long, flaring neck Base: flat Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; badly worn Vessel Condition: poor Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 969 [M/969/2]. 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 9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5542

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels