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Small bag shaped jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 952

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5310

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: smooth Nile silt
Vessel type: globular
Profile: bag shaped
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: wet-smoothed
Vessel Condition: very good; compelte
Decoration: possible potmark near rim
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 952, no. 5 [M/952/5]. 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