Miniature shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 924

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5123

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware, marl?
Vessel type: squat
Profile: high shoulder
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: buff with darker patches
Vessel Condition: excellent
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/6]. 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