Shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 91

Dimensions

Overall: 28.7 x 20 cm (11 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.687

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware shoulder jar; burnished exterior and a rolled, everted rim with a small chip in it.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 91 no. 2 [M/91/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition