Black-topped redware jar
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 591
Overall: 12.5 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: Globular
Rim type: plain, slight chipping
Base: rounded point
Surface Condition: brownish; unslipped or extremely worn
Vessel Condition: crude; base chipped
From Mesaid tomb 591?. not on tomb card; object register erroneously assigns it to 591.
1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition