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Black-topped redware wide mouth shoulder jar

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Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: tall with a wide mouth Rim type: plain, chipped Base: flat Surface Condition: light burnishing Vessel Condition: good, some wear at the base Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 162 [M/162/1]. 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 Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 14 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/162/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels