Wavy handled shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada II
3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 134

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 20 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/134/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wavy handled shoulder jar (W ware); flat base; rolled everted rim - chipped; small hole in base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 134 [M/134/3]. 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