Redware globular jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 956

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5534

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P Ware)
Vessel type: Globular
Profile: Ovoid
Rim type: Rolled
Base: Flat? (eroded)
Surface Condition: Traces of red slip, very worn.
Vessel Condition: Base crumbly
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956 [M/956]. 1913: 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