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Wavy handled jar

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Wavy-handled shoulder jar with a flat base, rolled everted rim, ledge-like handles and calcium deposits on the exterior.

Provenance

Mesaid, 4.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 20.5 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/4/11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels