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Black-topped redware wide mouthed jar

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Ware type: B ware- Black-topped redware Vessel type: tall jar Profile: shoulder Rim type: plain Base: tiny and flat Surface Condition: shiny; vertical burnishing marks Vessel Condition: jagged rim break and crack Decoration: none Other: "32" on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/c]. 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: 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5445

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels