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S ware shoulder jar

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Ware type: S ware Vessel type: squat Profile: shoulder Rim type: everted, short neck Base: flat Surface Condition: white mineral deposits Vessel Condition: good; one small hole near base Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 938 [M/938/9]. 1913: 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 14.5 cm (6 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5366

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels