Black-topped redware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 169

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 8.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/169/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B-ware)
Vessel type: slender jar
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain; wide mouth
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: nice coloring; good
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 169 [M/169/1]. 1910: 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