Redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 15 cm (6 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5297

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled, everted; narrow neck
Base: flat
Surface Condition: nice, smooth, light orange-red color
Vessel Condition: rim piece missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, no. 8 [M/910/8]. 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