Black-topped jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 123

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 9 cm (6 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/123/10

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped Redware ovoid jar; pointed base and a slightly everted, plain rim. Note: the number ‘7’ is written on the base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 123 [M/123/10]. 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