D ware decorated jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 228

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 13.5 cm (4 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/228/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Body type: shoulder
Profile:
Rim type: rolled rim, narrow neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Decoration: decorated with four groups of horizontal wavy lines, three per group.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 228 [M/228/6]. 1910: 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