Shoulder jar with wavy line decoration

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 833

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3925

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

D ware; globular shoulder type, tubular lug handles, flat everted rim, small flat base; pinkish surface with 4 panels of about 24 wavy lines in red, spiral on base. Flaking in one area near base, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/5]. Mesa'eed.
1913: 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