Small redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 127

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1087

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small redware shoulder jar (pinkish red terracotta?); fine fabric but unpolished. Surface corroded. Small flat base, rolled everted rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 127 [M/127/1]: object not assigned a number on tomb card, but appears first, so given the designation of 1.
1910: 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