Wavy handled shoulder jar
Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47
Overall: 28 x 19 cm (11 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wavy handled shoulder jar with rolled everted rim - pieces missing; flat base. Pinkish-red marl clay with white deposits on surface; interior surface flaking off.
From Mesaid tomb 47 [M/47/23]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition