Lug-handled jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 69

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 16.6 x 19.3 cm (6 9/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.317

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Buff ground; geometrical design on shoulder painted in red; three small projections on shoulder for suspension; half of vase missing.

Provenance

Mesaid tomb 69 [M/69/1]. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition