Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 514

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1095

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware shoulder jar; small flat base, rolled rim, complete and in good condition except for one crack. Haemetite glaze.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 514 [M/514/1]. 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