Wavy-handled jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Accession Number

11.34939

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Marl clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, white-slipped wavy-handled jar. Curved neck, rolled rim, flat base. Rd and black discoloration on body.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47, no. 21 [M/47/21]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition