Small black-polished flask

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 135

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.9 x 6.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.329

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black hand-polished ware; good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 135, no. 2 [M/135/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition