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Black-topped redware jar sherds

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 725

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 6 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5469

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: tall?
Profile: shoulder jar?
Rim type: plain, wide mouthed
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: eroding
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 7 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 725 [M/725/a]. 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