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Squat ovoid jar

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S ware squat ovoid jar. The base is round and the rim is carinated. It has tubular handles. It is a pale salmon color. It is made of marl clay. It is in excellent condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47, no. 31 [M/47/31]. 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

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.5 x 17.2 cm (4 15/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.34977

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels