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Slender redware miniature jar

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Ware type: Redware (P-ware) Vessel type: slender Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted with a few chips Base: pointed Surface Condition: polished exterior with vertical burnishing strokes Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 190 [M/190/4]. 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: 16 x 7 cm (6 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/190/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels