Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Overall: 13.5 x 18.5 cm (5 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: D ware
Body type: Ovoid jar
Rim type: flat everted rim, 1 rim fragment broken off
Surface Condition: small hole at base,
Decoration: “Fish scale” pattern probably all over, but worn so that only the upper shoulder retains paint.
Tubular lug handles
From Mesaid. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition