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Squat shoulder jar

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Ware type: Polished Redware (P ware) Vessel type: Jar Profile: high shoulder Rim type: rolled, wide mouth Base: flat Surface Condition: heavily encrusted Vessel Condition: nearly complete, and in three fragments Decoration: none Other: unusual shape; would be a good MLN candidate.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/19]. 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, Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 15 cm (2 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-505

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels