Tall redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 551

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 12 cm (9 13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-533

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: slender
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled everted; narrow neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: streaky vertical burnish
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 551[M/551/1]. 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