Wavy-handled jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 59

Dimensions

H. 28 cm, Diameter 24 cm

Accession Number

11.34909

Medium or Technique

Ceramic (marl clay)

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 59, no. 1 [M/59/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition