Black miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 894

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/894/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: tall proportion
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain
Base: small flat
Surface Condition: entirely black surface
Vessel Condition: complete; good
Decoration: none
Other: slightly irregular shape

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 894 [M/894].
No object register number?
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