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Black-topped redware jar

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: Globular Profile: Ovoid Rim type: plain, slight chipping Base: rounded point Surface Condition: brownish; unslipped or extremely worn Vessel Condition: crude; base chipped Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 591?. not on tomb card; object register erroneously assigns it to 591. 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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-3-615

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels