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Wavy ledge handled jar

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Ware type: W ware Vessel type: Tall Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain, everted Base: flat with a small ridge Surface Condition: orangish pink, hard and smooth. Vessel Condition: very good- no major crack or chips Decoration: wavy ledge handles applied to upper part of pot. Other: potmarks of a...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 615 [M/615/1]. 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: 30 x 17 cm (11 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5127

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels