Wavy handled jar
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 781
Overall: 30 x 19 cm (11 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: W ware (Wavy handled jar)
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder jar
Rim type: rolled everted
Surface Condition: pink with white deposits
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration: wavy ledge handles
Other: contents of jar preserved- about half full of a hard mass of dirt with small patches of shiny resinous or vitrified material.
From Mesaid tomb 781 [M/781/3 on tomb card]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition