Ovoid buff jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 20 cm (9 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5293

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Marl
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: greenish tint to buff slip; lower half a little more red
Vessel Condition: perfect- 1 small ding in the side
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object k [M/910/k]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition