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Squat jar with wavy horizontal lines

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II (Gezean) 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 524

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3946

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Marl clay ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat type; pierced ledge handles; red ware, pink surface, decorated with horizontal bands of wavy lines in red.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 524 [M/524]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition