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Squat D ware jar with spiral design

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Squat D ware jar with red decorated spirals and lines around rim; flat everted chipped rim; tubular lug handles, round base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 61 [M/61/1]. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 8.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/61/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels