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Black-topped redware wide mouth jar

Ware type: B ware Vessel type: wide mouthed jar Profile: convex Rim type: slightly rolled Base: flat, worn Surface Condition: very shiny exterior Vessel Condition: nearly complete, in 12 (twelve) fragments Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 508 debris [M/508/a]. 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: 18 x 12 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-630

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels