Nagada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 652
Overall: 12 x 19.5 cm (4 3/4 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: marl (S ware)
Vessel type: ovoid jar
Rim type: flat, everted
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: gray with blackened areas
Vessel Condition: 6 pieces; 80% complete
Other: marl–hard, fine clay; lug handles
From Mesaid tomb 652 [M/652/2]. 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