Black-topped redware slender ovoid jar
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 23, Number 21, M/23/21
Height x diameter: 28 x 9.2 cm (11 x 3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Slender ovoid black-topped redware jar (B ware). The base is flat and very small. The rim is rolled and everted. There are wheel marks around the interior of the rim. It is a very nice pot. The surface is worn.
From Mesaid tomb 23, no. 21 [M/23/21]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition