Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 10

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 11 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/10/16

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware shoulder jar, very round proportions; pointed base; plain rim; small hole in body; wheel marks on interior.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 10 [M/10/16]. 1910 : 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