Black-topped redware wide mouthed jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 786

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1243

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 jar
Rim type: plain
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: black-topped redware
Vessel Condition: very worn; comlpete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 786 [M/786/5]. 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