Jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 6

Dimensions

Block: 12 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/6/21

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware narrow-neck jar; ovoid in shape with a plain, flaring rim and a hole in the body.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 6. 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition