Red-polished vessel in the shape of a headless bird
Naqada I (Amratian), about 4000–3500 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaeed, Tomb 781
Width: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery: Nile silt ware
Not On View
Flask in the shape of a stylized bird with red burnished surface; undecorated.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 781 [M/781/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt, December 4, 1913.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition