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Redware jar

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Ware type: Redware Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain, flaring Base: pointed Surface Condition: Exterior slipped and burnished as well as the interior of the flaring rim. Vessel Condition: good, slight wear Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 932 [M/932]. 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: 11.5 x 8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5423

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels