Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 63

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

M/63/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware wide-mouthed shoulder jar; small flat base; plain rim - chipped, worn surface.

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 63. 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