Decorated shoulder jar
Naqada III 3300–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb M 936
Overall: 5 x 10 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Squat, high shoulder D ware; rolled rim, wide mouth, flat base; decorated with 5 groups of wavy lines in red. Surface is heavily worn, but the vessel is stable and whole.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). M/936. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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