Black-topped redware wide mouthed jar
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 833
Overall: 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware- Black-topped redware
Vessel type: tall jar
Rim type: plain
Base: tiny and flat
Surface Condition: shiny; vertical burnishing marks
Vessel Condition: jagged rim break and crack
Other: “32” on base in black ink
From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/c]. 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