Squat jar decorated wtih spirals and wavy lines
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 769
Overall: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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D ware, squat ovoid shape, with a round base, flaring rim, and 2 tubular lug handles that are decorated with wavy red lines. Body is decorated with red spirals and a few wavy lines. Brown fabric with a cream slip.
Jar is complete but has many cracks and a slightly irregular shape.
From Mesaid tomb 769 [M/769/1].
1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition