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Black-topped bottle

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 10

Dimensions

Height x diameter:17.7 x 10.4 cm (6 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.319

Medium or Technique

Pottery: redware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red ware; hand-polished; black-topped; good condition; nick in rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 10, no. 5 [M/10/5]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition