Collared storage jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 21.5 cm (13 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5808.2

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; chipped
Surface Condition: a bit worn on edges
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: decorated with a wet incised line around neck/shoulder
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 10 [M/955/10]. 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