Black-topped jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 10

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 5.5 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/10/15

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped red polished ware jar, pointed bottom, plain rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 10 [M/10/15]. 1910: 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