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Black-topped redware wide mouthed jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 935

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5397

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: wide mouthed globular jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: worn; streaky burnishing
Vessel Condition: nearly complete in 2 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/9]. 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