Squat D ware jar with spiral design

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III
3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 61

Dimensions

Other: 8.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/61/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat D ware jar with red decorated spirals and lines around rim; flat everted chipped rim; tubular lug handles, round base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 61 [M/61/1]. 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