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Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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Ware type: Black-topped redware (B-ware) Vessel type: slender jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain; wide mouth Base: small and flat Surface Condition: nice coloring; good Vessel Condition: complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 169 [M/169/1]. 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 8.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/169/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels