Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 72

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 11.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/72/18

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware ovoid jar; flat base, narrow neck, rolled everted rim; vertical burnishing marks.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 72 [M/72/18]. 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