Ovoid redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 18

Dimensions

Overall: 14.7 x 9.3 cm (5 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/18/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid redware jar; pointed base; rolled everted rim; cracked near base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 18 [M/18/2]. 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