Tall shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 155

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 20 cm (11 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/155/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: plain everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: burnished redware; 1 small area of surface damage but otherwise good
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 155. 1910: 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