Redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Dimensions

Overall: 31.2 x 18.5 cm (12 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/32

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine redware shoulder jar; shows vertical burnishing; pointed base; rolled everted rim on narrow neck; surface very worn and pitted- flaking off in places.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/32]. 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