Decorated jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 229

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 12 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/229/11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid D ware jar with a flat base, and rolled everted rim. Decorated with eight groups of four lines each.
Note: Would be a good MLN candidate

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 229 [M/229/11]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition