Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 944

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 7.5 cm (4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5405

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware
Vessel type: tall jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled, slightly chipped
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; black stain on surface
Vessel Condition: cracked in a few places
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 944 [M/944/3].
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