Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 217

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 18.5 cm (11 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/217/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Body type: shoulder
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: plain
Surface Condition: four ‘bullseye marks on body’
Decoration: vertical burnishing marks

Note: ‘14’ marked on the base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 217 [M/217/2]. 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