Black-topped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 68

Dimensions

Overall: 9.3 x 12.1 cm (3 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/68/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware squat bodied jar with slight shoulder; flat base, no neck, plain inverted rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 68 [M/68/1].
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