Ovoid jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 19 cm (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/35

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid or slightly bag shaped globular jar with pointed base, constriced neck, rolled everted rim, light brown color R ware. Good condition

Provenance

From Mesaid 47 [M/47/35].
1910: 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