Ovoid jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Cemetery 7, Shellal, Cemetery 7, Grave 316

Dimensions

Overall: 12.9 x 4.1 cm (5 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3463

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar, made of an orangish fabric, has a slender ovoid body, rolled rim, and small, flat base.

Provenance

From Shellal. (ASN 7/316). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession Date: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia