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Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 16 cm (5 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-523

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: jar
Profile: ovoid, globular
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: burnished redware, worn
Vessel Condition: cracked and poor
Decoration:
Other: number not marked on object, but it was matched with number 6 on the tomb card.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/6]. 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