Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 72

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 13 cm (10 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/72/17

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware jar with a pointed base and a rolled everted rim. One fragment is missing, and the fabric is worn. Note: ‘14’ is written on the bottom of the vessel (tag= 10 P 14)

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