Small ovoid jar with lug handles

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 47

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.7 x 4.9 cm (2 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.183

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone; light brown; drilled with borer; handles modeled on shoulders; broken and mended; pieces missing. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 47, no. 1. [M/47/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian Government.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition