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Black-topped redware jar fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 886

Dimensions

unreconstructable

Accession Number

13.5395

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: unknown
Profile: unknown
Rim type: plain?
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: very worn
Vessel Condition: very bad; incomplete in 13 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 886 [M/886/1]. listed as such in object register as 886, but not on tomb card. Could be 868/1 if they messed up the numbers.
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