Globular jar decorated with 2 palm trees, wavy lines, lug handles
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764
Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: Globular
Rim type: flat everted
Surface Condition: crumbly and worn
Vessel Condition: poor; fragile with many cracks
Decoration: 2 stylized “palm trees” with S shaped birds, wavy lines, 2 lug handles
From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/5]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition