Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 969

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5542

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware
Vessel type: globular jar (flask shaped)
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rim missing, but vessel has a long, flaring neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; badly worn
Vessel Condition: poor
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 969 [M/969/2]. 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