Large shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 829

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 21 cm (12 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5492

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Tall
Profile: Shoulder
Rim type: Rolled everted
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Typical R Ware, two small red spots
Vessel Condition: Good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 829 [M/829/1]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition