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Squat redware jar with lug handles

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain and flaring Base: rounded Surface Condition: red burnished exterior Vessel Condition: complete; good Decoration: none; pierced lug handles (not quite tubular) Other: "29" witten on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 587 [M/587/2]. 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 I–II 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 12.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1130

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels