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Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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Ware type: black-topped redware Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: tall Rim type: slightly rolled, wide mouth Base: flat Surface Condition: good Vessel Condition: excellent; complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 149, no. 2 [M/149/2]. 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

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 22 x 16 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.34982

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels