Globular redware flask or bottle

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 13, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 12.2 cm (7 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/13/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular redware jar (bottle shape) with narrow neck and plain everted rim, flat base. Vertical burnishing. One small hole in body.
Additional number in black ink on base “14”, unknown designation.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 13, debris [M/13/4]. 1910: 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