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Black-topped redware wide-mouth jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 805

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 12 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5305

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped Redware (B Ware)
Vessel type: Jar
Profile: Shoulder
Rim type: Slightly Rolled
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Worn
Vessel Condition: Complete in several pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 805, no. 1 [M/805/1]. 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