Tall ovoid jar with lug handles
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 47
Height x width: 9.2 x 6 cm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine-grained, dark hard, basalt; handles modeled on sides; rim badly nicked and broken, otherwise perfect; interior shows marks of the borer. From Mesa’eed.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 47, no. 2. [M/47/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian Government.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition