Wavy handled jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 4

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 20.5 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/4/11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wavy-handled shoulder jar with a flat base, rolled everted rim, ledge-like handles and calcium deposits on the exterior.

Provenance

Mesaid, 4.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition