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Small redware jar

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Small redware shoulder jar (pinkish red terracotta?); fine fabric but unpolished. Surface corroded. Small flat base, rolled everted rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 127 [M/127/1]: object not assigned a number on tomb card, but appears first, so given the designation of 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

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1087

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels