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Redware shoulder jar

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Redware shoulder jar, everted rolled rim which is chipped, flat base. Blackened spots from firing in a few places on body.

Provenance

From Mesaid 47 (Mesa'eed) [M/47/28]. 1910: 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: 35.5 x 19 cm (14 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/28

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels