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Rough large shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 765

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 22 cm (15 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5435

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: tall jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain
Base: conical/rounded with a groove around the base
Surface Condition: rough
Vessel Condition: 9 fragments, nearly complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 765 [M/765/d]. 1913: 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