Black-topped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 17

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/17/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware shoulder jar; very round shape; small flat base; thin, slightly rolled everted rim - chipped.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 17 [M/17/5]. 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