Squat jar with spatter decoration

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 72

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .166 H. .208 D.

Accession Number

11.310

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light buff ware; spatter decoration in red; handles modeled on shoulder; good conditions.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 72, no. 1 [M/72/1]. 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