D ware cylinder jar
Naqada III 3300–2960 B.C.
Object Place: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955
Overall: 23.5 x 11 cm (9 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: beaker
Rim type: rolled
Surface Condition: encrusted, dark “bluish” tint
Vessel Condition: cracked, but complete
Decoration: decorated with net pattern
Other: faint scalloped border at rim
From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/6]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition