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Black-topped redware jar

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Ware type: B ware (Black-topped redware) Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain; wide mouthed Base: flat Surface Condition: slightly worn; vertical burnish Vessel Condition: 1 rim chip Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 685 [M/685/1]. 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: 12.5 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5816

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels