Black-topped redware shoulder jar
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 609
Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.) [approximate]
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder jar
Rim type: plain, slighly flaring
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: worn
Vessel Condition: 9 pieces; incomplete at rim
From Mesaid tomb 609 [M/609/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition