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Squat jar decorated with red wavy lines

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: squat Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: faded; hard pink Vessel Condition: good, no cracks Decoration: 5 wavy lines in 4 vertical registers on shoulder; very faint now Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object f [M/910/f]. 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: 9.5 x 10 cm (3 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5291

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels