Shouldered jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Meris, Cemetery 41, Grave 406

Dimensions

Overall: 20.7 x 5.2 cm (8 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3464

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This tall shouldered jar has a constricted neck and rolled rim. Its surface exhibits some blackening.

Provenance

From between Meris and Markos, Nubia (Egypt). (ASN 41/406, 1908). Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

(Accession Date: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia