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Wavy handled jar

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Ware type: W ware Vessel type: tall jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled, everted; neck is deeply grooved from shaping Base: flat with a groove Surface Condition: excellent Vessel Condition: excellent; 1 small rim chip missing Decoration: 2 wavy ledge handles Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/4]. 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: 17 x 12 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5124

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels