Globular shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 155

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 19.5 cm (8 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/155/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type:
Vessel type: Shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: rolled everted; narrow neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white deposit on body
Vessel Condition: good; one small hole in body
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 155 [M/155/4]. 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