Cylindrical jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–1
3100–2700 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb 2107, no. 3

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 23.4 x 9.5 cm (9 3/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1668

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Red ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylindrical jar of pale red ware with yellow slip; external rim; under rim: rudimentary wavy decoration of jabbed pattern (pushed up).

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb 2107, no. 3. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947: brought from Harvard Camp.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition