Ovoid redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 7 cm (4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.34978

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small ovoid redware jar; pointed base; narrow neck; rolled everted rim; whole and in excellent condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47, no. 37 [M/47/37]. 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