Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 982

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 18 cm (13 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5461

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 everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: worn, no lustre
Vessel Condition: not good; small hole in side, half the rim is broken off but stored with the vessel
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982/5]. 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