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Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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Black-topped redware shoulder jar; small flat base, rolled rim, complete and in good condition except for one crack. Haemetite glaze.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 514 [M/514/1]. 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: 14 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1095

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels