Model jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 982

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 3.5 cm (1 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3817

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse brown ware; traces of a red slip or haematite wash.
Squat, ovoid shape, round base, rolled rim. In fair condition with slight damage at rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982]
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