Wavy handled jar
Naqada II–III 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 924
Overall: 17 x 12 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: W ware
Vessel type: tall jar
Rim type: rolled, everted; neck is deeply grooved from shaping
Base: flat with a groove
Surface Condition: excellent
Vessel Condition: excellent; 1 small rim chip missing
Decoration: 2 wavy ledge handles
From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/4]. 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