Slender redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 981

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 11 cm (10 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5547

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: slender
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: missing; long neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: slightly worn
Vessel Condition: nearly complete in two pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 981 [M/981/9]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-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