Small red-polished flask

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


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

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.4 x 7 cm (3 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.328

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red, hand-polished ware; good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 135, no. 3 [M/135/3]. 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