Decorated jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2144/5

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 9.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3954

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: surface decorated with dots
Vessel Condition: complete, except for half of rim is missing
Decoration:
Other: tubular lug handles

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2144/5. 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