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Footed jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Mes 744

Dimensions

Height: 23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3846

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Basalt; base broken off; two pierced handles.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 [M/744]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition