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Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 971

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 8.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5424

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: worn; vertical burnishing marks on the body and around neck
Vessel Condition: good; rim slightly damaged
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 971[M/971]. 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