Wavy handled jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 5

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 17.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/5/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wavy handled shoulder jar, incomplete; flat base; rim and upper shoulder missing.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 5 [M/5/6]. 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