D ware jar with wavy line decoration

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada III 3300–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 986

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 11.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3924

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

D ware, wet smoothed, with three groups of wavy lines in red on upper shoulder.
Globular ovoid shape, flat base, rolled rim with a collar neck. Very good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 986 [M/986/a] Mesa'eed.
1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition