Decorated shoulder jar
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 658
Overall: 11 x 12 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: squat
Rim type: rolled everted
Surface Condition: good
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration: unusual abstract curving lines (vines?) all over body; one motif could be a crudely rendered boat?
From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 658/1. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition