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Redware shoulder jar

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Ware type: redware (P ware) Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: globular Rim type: rolled everted; wide mouth Base: flat Surface Condition: burnished Vessel Condition: complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 145 [M/145/8a]. 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: 18 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/145/8a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels