D ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 418/1

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 13.5 cm (5 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5197

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: red wavy lines and dashes vertically arranged; worn
Vessel Condition: cracks
Decoration:
Other: wet-incised potmark on shoulder: +

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 418/1. 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