Squat redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 754

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 11 cm (3 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5476

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: squat jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled, narrow neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: areas of erosion; white deposits all over
Vessel Condition: ok- no cracks, but rim slightly chipped
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 754 [M/754/b]. 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