S ware shoulder jar
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 938
Overall: 15.5 x 14.5 cm (6 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: squat
Rim type: everted, short neck
Surface Condition: white mineral deposits
Vessel Condition: good; one small hole near base
From Mesaid tomb 938 [M/938/9]. 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