Red ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Predynastic


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb 2079/4

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5184

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Red Ware
Vessel type: Tall Jar
Profile: Shouldered
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: Worn, exterior red slipped and burnished
Vessel Condition: Very good, one small rim chip
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2079/4. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition