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Squat shoulder jar

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Ware type: Redware Vessel type: squat Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: unslipped redware Vessel Condition: good; some white deposits on base; black speckles at base and on rim. Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 866 [M/866/c]. 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: 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5369

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels