Decorated jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 226

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/226/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D-ware
Body type: shoulder
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: hole in side of body
Decoration: red lines around shoulder

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 226 [M/226/1]. 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