Ovoid jar with painted boat

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada II
3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 62

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 16.6 x 13.1 cm (6 9/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.314

Medium or Technique

Pottery (marl clay)

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 62, no. 1 [M/62/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition