Conical lid with white filled incised dots

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2504/5

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 8.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3963

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Thick gray ware
Decoration: three triangular registers of white filled dots
Other: Imitation of Nubian style, found primarily in Naqada I contexts.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2504/5. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition