Redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 145

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 13 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/145/11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: vertical burnishing marks
Vessel Condition: surface defect near base, otherwise good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid Tomb 145 [M/145/11]. 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