S ware squat jar

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


Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 19 cm (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1528

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat, ovoid jar; everted rim; round base. S Ware (marl); slightly encrusted and discolored. Good condition, some rim chips. Two large tubular handles.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames