Round redware jar
Predynastic I Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 829
Overall: 9 x 8.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: globular
Rim type: plain everted; narrow neck
Surface Condition: worn slip and burnish
Vessel Condition: 2 cracks; a few rim chips
Other: shaped like a pomegranate
From Mesaid tomb 829 [M/829/b]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition