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Black-topped redware globular shouder jar

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Black-topped redware globular shoulder jar (B ware); small flat base, rolled rim; polished. There is a black ink number 7 also on the base. Excellent condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 46 [M/46/4]. 1910: 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: 17.5 x 15.7 cm (6 7/8 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/46/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels