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Squat buff shoulder jar

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Ware type: Red with buff slip Vessel type: squat jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: flattened, everted Base: small, flat Surface Condition: red with buff slip Vessel Condition: rim mostly broken, otherwise good Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 944 [M/944/2]. 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 I–II, 50–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 6.7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5406

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels