Squat lug handled jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 909

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 16.5 cm (4 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-636

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware?
Vessel type: squat
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: everted plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: slip worn off
Vessel Condition: rim chips, big crack in body
Decoration: none
Other: 2 lug handles, but rounded, not tubular

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 909 debris [M/909/e].
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