Lumpy jar with incising
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 840
Overall: 8.5 x 7.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: Globular
Rim type: Rolled
Surface Condition: Nile silt, dark brown, fire-blackened.
Vessel Condition: Good, small cracks.
Decoration: Vertical incised lines over 60% of body; looks like a nut.
From Mesaid tomb 840 [M/840/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition