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Squat jar filled with organic material including barley?

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: flat everted Base: rounded Surface Condition: dark discoloration obscures the red line decoration (burnt?) Vessel Condition: good; rim chipped but complete Decoration: red vertical lines visible in some spots Other: 2 tubular lug...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 862 [M/862/2]. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 19 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5352

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels