Wavy handled shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 19 cm (11 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/47/23

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition