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Small shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 844

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 7 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5121

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Buff Ware
Vessel type: Globular
Profile: Shoulder
Rim type: Plain everted
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Smooth dirty buff color
Vessel Condition: Good; one crack
Decoration:
Other: Two lug handles; very cute.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 844 [M/844/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.

From debris.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition