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Redware shoulder jar

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Fine redware shoulder jar; shows vertical burnishing; pointed base; rolled everted rim on narrow neck; surface very worn and pitted- flaking off in places.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/32]. 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: 31.2 x 18.5 cm (12 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/32

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels