Lug handled jar with wavy line decoration
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 903
Overall: 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
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Egg-shaped (globular, ovoid jar with a flat base and a flat everted rim); tubular lug handles; buff ware, cream surface, decorated with wavy lines in red.
The wavy lines are in 3 registers: the top is horizontal lines, the middle is vertical and close together, the bottom is vertical and not as close as the middle- also has S shaped birds. The rim is also decorated with a wavy line.
From Mesaid tomb 903 [M/903/b]
1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition