Redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II
3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 145

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 11 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/145/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware jar (bottle); ovoid body; narrow neck; rolled everted rim; flat base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 145 [M/145/6]. 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