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Slender redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 7 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5451

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: slender jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: everted; half is missing
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: pitted and eroding
Vessel Condition: not good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/b]. 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