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Redware slender ovoid jar

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Redware slender ovoid jar. The surface is burnished and smoke smudged. It has a pointed base. The mouth is wide. It has a rolled and everted rim. It is cracked in 3 places. The surface is worn. There is an additional number "14" in black ink on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 72, no. 10 [M/72/10]. 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

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.5 x 7.7 cm (6 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.34980

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels