Redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, 47

Dimensions

Overall: 35.5 x 19 cm (14 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/28

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware shoulder jar, everted rolled rim which is chipped, flat base. Blackened spots from firing in a few places on body.

Provenance

From Mesaid 47 (Mesa'eed) [M/47/28].
1910: 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