Spiral pattern jar
Predynastic Period, Naqada II to Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C., or earlier
Object Place: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 645
Height: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ovoid D ware jar with tubular lug handles, red surface, decorated with spirals on the body and wavy lines on the lug handles. Parts of the body are fire-blackened.
From Mesaid tomb 645 [M/645/1]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: From Mesaid, tomb 645. [M/645/1]
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition