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Wavy handled jar

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Ware type: W ware (Wavy handled jar) Vessel type: tall Profile: shoulder jar Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: pink with white deposits Vessel Condition: very good Decoration: wavy ledge handles Other: contents of jar preserved- about half full of a hard mass of dirt with...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 781 [M/781/3 on tomb card]. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 19 cm (11 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5364

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels