Black-topped redware wide-mouthed jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 581

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1126

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: wide mouthed shoulder jar
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flattened
Surface Condition: worn, some discoloration
Vessel Condition: crack in body
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 581 [M/581/2]. 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