Decorated shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 882

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 23 cm (9 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5276

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled
Base: missing
Surface Condition: good; light colored slip
Vessel Condition: base missing
Decoration: decorated wtih diagonal brush strokes in 14 groups of 3
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 882, no. 3 [M/882/3]. 1913: 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