Half of a miniature double jar
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 57
Height: 7.8cm ; Diameter: 6cm; Additional dimension take across widest point: 8.4 cm; rim thickness: 0.6cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Half of a miniature D ware double jar; ovoid shape, flat rim, small flat base; tubular lug handle modeled on shoulder. Light yellow body; boats, trees, etc., painted in red; half of vase broken and missing.
Possible traces of copper on interior? [small green flecks]
From Mesaid tomb 57 no. 1 [M/57/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition