Squat shoulder jar
Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646
Overall: 6.5 x 15 cm (2 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Polished Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: Jar
Profile: high shoulder
Rim type: rolled, wide mouth
Surface Condition: heavily encrusted
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, and in three fragments
Other: unusual shape; would be a good MLN candidate.
From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/19]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition