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Redware jar (flask)

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: globular jar Profile: ovoid (flask) Rim type: plain Base: pointed Surface Condition: slipped but polish worn Vessel Condition: very good; no cracks or chips Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 903 [M/903/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: 14 x 9.5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5317

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels