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Black-topped redware wide-mouth jar

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Ware type: Black-topped Redware (B ware) Vessel type: Tall Profile: Shoulder Rim type: Rolled and grooved Base: Flat Surface Condition: Worn Vessel Condition: Okay. Large rim chip missing. Two cracks Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 822 [M/822/3]. 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: 18.5 x 8.5 cm (7 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5488

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels