Redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 105

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 16.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/105/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware shoulder jar with a flat base, rolled everted rim - chipped; signs of verical burnishing.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 105 [M/105/6]. 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