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Black-topped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 785

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-631

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware; black-topped redware
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: squat
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, in 7 (seven) fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 785 [M/785/3]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition