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Redware tall ovoid jar

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Redware tall ovoid jar. The surface is burnished. There is a small patch of white deposit. The base is flat and small. The rim is rolled and slightly everted. It is in good condition. The colors are well preserved. Black ink number 14 on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 34, no. 1. [M/34/1]. 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: 24 x 16.2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.34975

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels