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Wavy handled shoulder jar

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Ware type: W ware; wavy handled Vessel type: tall Profile: shoulder jar Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: W ware, orangish-pink with some white deposits Vessel Condition: complete; good Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/j]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5411

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels