Miniature D ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 138

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/138/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small shoulder jar - incomplete, no base; traces of red decoration; rolled everted rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 138 [M/138/2]. 1910: 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