Large buff storage jar
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955
Overall: 44 x 23.5 cm (17 5/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Buffware
Vessel type: tall jar
Rim type: rolled, short neck
Surface Condition: buff colored, smoothed and trimmed vertically
Vessel Condition: complete but cracked near base.
From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 1 [M/955/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition