Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 932

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5423

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain, flaring
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: Exterior slipped and burnished as well as the interior of the flaring rim.
Vessel Condition: good, slight wear
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 932 [M/932]. 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