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Miniature black-topped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 509

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5280

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature black-topped redware wide-mouthed jar - complete in 8 fragments; haemetite glaze.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 509, no. 1 [M/509/1]. 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