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Black-topped redware jar

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Ware type: B Ware Black-topped redware Vessel type: globular Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain inverted; no neck Base: rounded Surface Condition: very worn Vessel Condition: small chips in rim; complete but not in very good condition Decoration: Other: object is labelled 'M/644/1', but is not on...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 614 [M/614/1 on object but not on tomb card]. 1911: 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 x 12.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-991

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels