D ware jar with "fish scale" pattern
Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 164
Overall: 15.5 x 22 cm (6 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: squat
Rim type: flat everted
Surface Condition: good
Vessel Condition: complete, in good condition
Decoration: fish scale pattern on body and rim
Other: tubular lug handles
Possible residue inside pot.
From Mesaid tomb 164 [M/164/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition