D ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 228

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/228/8

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Decoration: decorated with four groups of three lines each which radiate from the mouth at regular intervals.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 228 [M/228/8]. 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