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Marl storage jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2094/l

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 10 cm (14 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5171

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Marl
Vessel type: Slender Jar
Profile: shouldered
Rim type: everted rolled
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: white slip
Vessel Condition: seventeen sherds, nearly complete, section of rim missing
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2094/1. 1913: 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