Wavy handled shoulder jar
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 865
Overall: 19.5 x 12.5 cm (7 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: W ware
Vessel type: tall
Rim type: rolled everted
Surface Condition: heavily encrusted with white salt deposits
Vessel Condition: good except one small rim piece missing
Decoration: 2 applied wavy ledge handles
From Mesaid tomb 865 [M/865/2]. 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