Redware bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 5.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/231/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Unslipped redware bag-shaped jar; rolled rim, round base, smoke smudged.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 231 [M/231/1]. 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