Flattened ovoid jar with lug handles

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 47

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.8 x 4.5 cm (3 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.190

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone; pink and white; shape of sack; handles modeled on shoulders; one broken; rim also chipped. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 47 no. 18. [M/47/18]. 1910, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian Government.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition