D ware spiral pattern squat jar
Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 59
Overall: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
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Squat D ware jar with red painted spiral design on body and lines around rim; flat everted rim - broken; tubular lug handles; round base; heavily encrusted with salt deposits.
From Mesaid tomb 59 [M/59/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition