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Black-topped redware wide mouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 508

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 12 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-630

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: wide mouthed jar
Profile: convex
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: flat, worn
Surface Condition: very shiny exterior
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, in 12 (twelve) fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 508 debris [M/508/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