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Squat jar with wavy horizontal lines

Squat type; pierced ledge handles; red ware, pink surface, decorated with horizontal bands of wavy lines in red.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 524 [M/524]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

13.3946

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Marl clay ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels