Double vase

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39

Dimensions

Width x length: 7.3 x 10 cm (2 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.380

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red surface; double mouth, black tops; single body; good condition.

Provenance

From el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39. 1908-09, excavated by Edward R. Ayrton and W. L. S. Loat for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1909)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription