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Squat lug handled jar

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Ware type: Redware? Vessel type: squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: everted plain Base: round Surface Condition: slip worn off Vessel Condition: rim chips, big crack in body Decoration: none Other: 2 lug handles, but rounded, not tubular

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 909 debris [M/909/e]. 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: 12.5 x 16.5 cm (4 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-636

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels