D ware squat jar with spiral decoration
Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 46
Overall: 16 x 19 cm (6 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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D ware ovoid squat jar; buff with red decoration of sprials and a couple wavy lines all over body; round base; flattened everted rim decorated with wavy lines; two lug handles; body cracked and surface heavily encrusted with white deposit which obscures much of the decoration. Small hole near base.
From Mesaid tomb 46 [M/46/10]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition