Decorated shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 120

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 14 cm (4 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3964

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: globular
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: slightly worn
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration: decorated with vertical, wavy brush strokes
Other: dry scratched potmark of horned animal (wolf?) on base.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 120. No tomb card for this tomb.
1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition