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Tall shoulder jar

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: tall Rim type: plain everted Base: flat Surface Condition: burnished redware; 1 small area of surface damage but otherwise good Vessel Condition: good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 155. 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/155/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels