Black-topped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 105

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 16.5 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/105/2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware shoulder jar; haematite wash; small flat base, rolled everted rim. Complete, good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 105 [M/105/2]. 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