Tall ovoid jar
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 49, Number 1
Height x diameter: 14.5 x 11 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. Two fragments are broken off the rim. Otherwise, it is complete. The interior shows the marks of the borer. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted.
From Mesaid, tomb 49. (Mesa'eed). [M/49/1]. 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition