Black-topped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 23

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 6.5 cm (4 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/23/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature black-topped redware shoulder jar; very small flat base; plain rim - chipped; surface damaged

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 23 [M/23/4]. 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