Red burnished miniature jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 117

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 6.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/117/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red burnished miniature jar with a plain, slightly everted rim, and a flat base. Abrasion around the neck.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 117 [M/117/1]. 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