Squat Nile silt jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Predynastic


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2025/5

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 12 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5180

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile Silt
Vessel type: Squat Jar
Profile: Ovoid
Rim type: flat everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: white deposits
Vessel Condition: good, one missing handle
Decoration: one tubular lug handle, one missing
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2025/5. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition