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Black-topped redware wide mouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 829

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 8.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5491

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
Rim type: Slightly rolled
Base: Flat, tiny
Surface Condition: Very worn
Vessel Condition: Rim one-third gone; one crack
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 829 [M/829/a]. 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