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S ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 516

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 22.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1098

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

S ware shoulder jar, irregular shape - incomplete; flat base, rolled rim, heavily encrusted with white deposits, and cracked.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 516 [M/516/2]. 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