Redware jar (flask)

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


Findspot: Qena, 65

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 8.5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5186

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware (redware)
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: vertical burnish; worn
Vessel Condition: rim chipped; body cracked
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Qena. Tag with the object said K/65/50, but in the object register it is 65/x (from debris). Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition