Collared storage jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 18 cm (12 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5808.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: decorated with incised line at shoulder all around neck area
Vessel Condition:
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 5 [M/955/5]. 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