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Shoulder jar decorated wtih wavy lines

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: tall jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: extremely eroded Base: flat Surface Condition: very worn and cracking Vessel Condition: poor but complete; hole in one side Decoration: 6 vertical registers of horizontal wavy lines Other: Tubular lug handles

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 880, no. 1. [M/880/1]. 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: 18 x 14 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5301

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels