S ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 938

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 14.5 cm (6 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5366

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: everted, short neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white mineral deposits
Vessel Condition: good; one small hole near base
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 938 [M/938/9]. 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