Wavy handled shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 13 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/26

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Buff colored wavy handled shoulder jar; rolled everted rim- chipped; flat base; white salts deposits.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/26]. 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