Black-topped redware wide-mouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 822

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 8.5 cm (7 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5488

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: Rolled and grooved
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Worn
Vessel Condition: Okay. Large rim chip missing. Two cracks
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 822 [M/822/3]. 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