Squat S ware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 16

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 19.5 cm (5 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/16/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat salmon colored ovoid jar with round base; flattened everted rim; tubular lug handles; interior surface flaking off; white encrustation.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 16 [M/16/1]. 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