D ware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2504/2

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 17 cm (8 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3965

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: reddish D ware, excellent condition
Vessel Condition: excellent condition
Decoration: 11 (eleven) sets of wavy lines coming down from rim
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2504/2.
1913: 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