Redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 145

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/145/8a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware (P ware)
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: rolled everted; wide mouth
Base: flat
Surface Condition: burnished
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 145 [M/145/8a]. 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