Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 229

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 16 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/229/7

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Red ware
Body type: Ovoid
Profile:
Rim type: Rolled
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Streaky slip
 Decoration:

Good Condition. Note: tag inside pot reads M/122.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 229 [M/229/7]. 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