Shoulder jar with 4 vertical registers of wavy lines

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


Object Place: Egypt, Tomb 773

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 11.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3951

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

D ware. Shoulder type, globular proportions, with a flat base, flat everted rim, and pierced ledge handles. Brown color fabric with pinkish surface and 4 vertical panels of wavy lines in red-brown. Wavy lines also decorate the handles and the rim, while straight crossed lines decorate the base.
In very good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesaid tomb 773 [M/773/1]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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