Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 230

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/230/15

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware ovoid jar; flat base, rolled everted rim, unslipped, hand smoothed, long-necked.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 230 [M/230/15]. 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