Buff ware footed jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 16 cm (9 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5292

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Buff ware
Vessel type: tall jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain everted, grooved neck
Base: flat; footed
Surface Condition: coarse, light color
Vessel Condition: good; base and rim are chipped
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910 [M/910]. 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