D ware jar with wavy lines

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 961

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3962

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular slightly shouldered jar with a small flat base, flat everted rim, and 2 tubular lug handles. Decorated with 4 vertical registers or panels of red wavy lines. Condition is worn but stable.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 961 [M/961/a]. 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