Black-topped redware jar
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/585/1
Overall: 14 x 9.5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: wide mouthed jar
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: some wear
Vessel Condition: complete; slightly chipped rim
Other: “18” written on base
From Mesaid tomb 585 [M/585/1]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition