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Squat miniature shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 930

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3949

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware squat shoulder jar, unslipped, buff colored. Small flat base, rolled rim, small mouth. Fairly good condition except for chipped rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 930 [M/930]. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition