Wavy handled shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 775

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5411

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: W ware; wavy handled
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder jar
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: W ware, orangish-pink with some white deposits
Vessel Condition: complete; good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 775 [M/775/j]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition