Squat shoulder jar
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 986
Overall: 14.5 x 14 cm (5 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: S ware?
Vessel type: squat
Rim type: rolled, narrow neck
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: light cream slip
Vessel Condition: 90% complete, missing some body sherds; 5 pieces total
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition