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Squat shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 986

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 14 cm (5 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5304

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware?
Vessel type: squat
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled, narrow neck
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: light cream slip
Vessel Condition: 90% complete, missing some body sherds; 5 pieces total
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 986 [M/986/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