Squat buff shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 50–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 944

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 6.7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5406

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Red with buff slip
Vessel type: squat jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: red with buff slip
Vessel Condition: rim mostly broken, otherwise good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 944 [M/944/2]. 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