Marl ovoid jar

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 666

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 12 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5401

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: marl; S ware?
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smoothed surface, pinkish color
Vessel Condition: perfect
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/11]. 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