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Wavy handled jar

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Ware type: W ware Vessel type: tall Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: cream colored slip Vessel Condition: good Decoration: traces of red paint on 1 handle and on one side Other: applied wavy handles

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 907, no. 1 [M/907/1]. 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: 25.5 x 15 cm (10 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5807

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels