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Crumbling redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 934

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 20 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5346

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder jar
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: slipped; badly decaying surface
Vessel Condition: cracks; in 14 decaying fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 934 [M/934/1]. 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