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W ware jar

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2034/5

Dimensions

Overall: 46.5 x 18 cm (18 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5196

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: W Ware
Vessel type: Jar
Profile: Shouldered
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white slip with a few dings
Vessel Condition: 19 pieces complete
Decoration: well defined wavy ledge handles
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2034/5. 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