Squat jar decorated with red wavy lines

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 10 cm (3 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5291

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: faded; hard pink
Vessel Condition: good, no cracks
Decoration: 5 wavy lines in 4 vertical registers on shoulder; very faint now
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910, object f [M/910/f]. 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