D ware jar
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/958
Overall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: ovoid jar
Rim type: rolled
Surface Condition: surface heavily encrusted
Vessel Condition: one large fragment of rim, neck and upper body, plus one small body fragment; about 60% complete; vessel misshapen
Decoration: red dash marks painted horizontally around body
From Mesaid, M/958. 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