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Black-topped redware wide mouthed jar

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: wide mouthed globular jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain Base: small, flat Surface Condition: worn; streaky burnishing Vessel Condition: nearly complete in 2 fragments Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/9]. 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 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5397

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels