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Black-topped redware jar

Ware type: B ware; black-topped redware Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: squat Rim type: slightly rolled Base: small, flat Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: nearly complete, in 7 (seven) fragments Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 785 [M/785/3]. 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: 16 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-631

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels