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Wavy handled shoulder jar

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Wavy handled shoulder jar with rolled everted rim - pieces missing; flat base. Pinkish-red marl clay with white deposits on surface; interior surface flaking off.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/23]. 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 Period, Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 19 cm (11 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/23

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels