Black-topped redware jar
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 788
Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware (black-topped redware)
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: nice metallic glaze
Vessel Condition: in fifteen (15) total fragments; probably complete
From Mesaid tomb 788 [M/788/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition