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Black-topped redware widemouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 890

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 10.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5512

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped Redware (B Ware)
Vessel type: Globular
Profile: Shoulder
Rim type: Plain slightly everted rim
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Worn
Vessel Condition: Nearly complete in three pieces
Decoration:
Other: Found labled as M/971/B. Potmark in shape of kite, triangular with streamers on side. Potmark not in Petrie.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 890 [M/890/3]. 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