Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 193

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 21 cm (12 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: Ovoid jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: rolled everted, slightly chipped
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: redware slip/wash with light colored patches
Vessel Condition: good- no cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 193 [M/191/3]. 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