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Large red store jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 18 cm (12 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5328

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder jar
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: rounded point
Surface Condition: vertical marks from smoothing; white deposits at rim
Vessel Condition: 8 (eight) pieces, nearly complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 7 [M/955/7]. 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