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Rough redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 666

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 11 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5351

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: poor condition; decayed; unslipped
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 6 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/6]. 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