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Black-topped redware wide mouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 741

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 12 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5474

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: extremely worn
Vessel Condition: incomplete, in 13 (thirteen) fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, Tomb 741?. not on tomb card but in object register as such.
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