Black-topped redware wide mouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 906

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5517

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware- black-topped redware
Vessel type: globular jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: worn
Vessel Condition: cracked
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 906 [M/906]. 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