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Buff ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 10 cm (3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5296

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Buff ware
Vessel type: squat jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: cream slip; very pale color
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 4 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object a [M/910/a]. 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