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Decorated jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada III, 3300–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 952

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 13 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5313

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: incomplete, and in three fragments
Decoration: decorated with four groups of four red lines arranged diagonally on the shoulder of the vessel.
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 952, no. 2 [M/952/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition