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Black-topped redware wide-mouthed jar

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Redware; hand-polished; black-topped; broken and mended. Small flat base, rolled rim; wide mouth jar or convex sided beaker.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 130, no. 1 [M/130/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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: 15.9 x 13.2 cm (6 1/4 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.302

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels