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Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 13.5 cm (5 1/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5283

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: narrow neck; everted rim
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white deposits all over
Vessel Condition: ok; rim chips
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

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