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Black-topped redware jar

Ware type: B ware (black-topped redware) Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: convex Rim type: slightly rolled Base: small, flat Surface Condition: nice metallic glaze Vessel Condition: in fifteen (15) total fragments; probably complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 788 [M/788/1]. 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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-992

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels