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Redware jar

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: tall jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: rolled Base: small and flat Surface Condition: 1 rim chip; some wear Vessel Condition: complete, very good Decoration: none Other: 2 potmarks opposite each other; one X shape and one irregular rectangle shape

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 882 [M/882/4]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 12.5 cm (8 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5387

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels