Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 866

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5368

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled with a constricted neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: polished redware
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 866 [M/866/b]. 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