Redware jar (flask)
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 849
Overall: 17 x 11.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: globular flask
Rim type: plain, everted
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished in vertical strokes
Vessel Condition: slight wear; 1 rim piece missing, rest eroded
From Mesaid tomb 849 [M/849]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition