Decorated shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada III 3300–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb M 936

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 10 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3956

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition