Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 878

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5458

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid, flask shape
Rim type: rolled everted; narrow neck
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished but worn
Vessel Condition: hole in side; rim chipped
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 878 [M/878/c]. 1913: 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